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Brookhaven FD Makes Quick Work of Vehicle FIre.

By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | September 07, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 090720115

Shirley NY- on September 1 , 2020 at about 4:50 PM the Brookhaven Fire Department was activated for a report of a vehicle fire on Southbound William Floyd Parkway south of Dawn Dr. Assistant Chief Dan DiPinto arrived on scene and found the engine compartment well involved in flames. Engines 5-3-8 & 5-3-9 were quickly put on the road on a rush along with fire police 15 & 19. The Chief requested fire police to shut William Floyd at Dawn Drive and redirect traffic down Dawn Dr.

On arrival the crew from Engine 8 quickly stretched a line and made an offensive attack. Engine 9 backed them up as well as assisted with blocking the right lane. Firefighters were able to knock down the fire with the units that were on scene. The occupant of the vehicle was not injured and was able to retrieve some of his belongings from the vehicle prior to the tow truck arriving on scene. The road was closed for about 30 Minutes while firefighters and police were on scene working.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.