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Early-Morning Auto Fires in Farmingdale

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FARMINGDALE, NY - At approximately 3:10 A.M. on August 20th, the East Farmingdale Fire Co. was alerted for a Signal 13 at 200 Great Neck Road, cross of Baiting Hollow Place. Upon the response of 3rd Asst. Chief Kilbridge, Jr. [1-5-33], the dispatcher advised him that it was a reported auto fire exposing a house. Upon the Chief's arrival, he stated he had two autos on fire on Great Neck Road, not exposing to a residence. Once Engine 1-5-1 arrived on the scene, they stretched one line into operation to extinguish both auto fires. Foam was also used to help extinguish the gas-fed fire. Units operated under the command of the 3rd Assistant Chief of the East Farmingdale Fire Company, Michael Kilbridge, Jr. [1-5-33]. There were no reported injuries.

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