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Fully Involved Structure in Dix Hills

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DIX HILLS, NY - At approximately 4:15 A.M. on August 26th, the Dix Hills Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire on Burrs Lane, off of the South Service Road. Upon the arrival of Third Assistant Chief Fico (2-8-33), he transmitted a working fire for a fully involved building that housed a tree company. Crews stretched multiple hand lines and utilized two master streams to attack the fire defensively. Mutual aid consisted of the Deer Park FD, which provided a Tower Ladder (1-4-10), the Wyandanch Fire Co. with an engine (1-10-1), the Melville FD also sent an engine (2-5-7), and the Commack Vol. Ambulance Corps. for an ambulance. Crews operated under the command of Third Assistant Chief Charlie Fico (2-8-33).

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