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The Great Medford Mulch Fire, Part Two

By CHRIS SABELLA, Senior Correspondent | October 11, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 101320129

Medford, NY - Firefighters from multiple departments responded for the second time on Sunday, October 11th, to a mulch fire off Industrial Road in Medford. Crews arrived on scene around 5:30 P.M. to find the deep seated fire in illegal height piles of mulch and lumber. Chiefs called for tankers, pumpers and tower ladders to respond from multiple mutual aid departments. Multiple engines were shuttling water from hydrants from as far as a half mile away. The second fire of the day was deemed under control about two hours in. No injuries were reported.


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