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Mastic Firefighters Arrive to Find Involved Auto

By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | October 24, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 102420111

Shirley, NY - On October 24th at about 8:21 P.M., the Mastic FD was activated for a report of a vehicle fire on Ormond Pl., between Montauk Hwy. & Mastic Blvd. East. Assistant Chief Gene Martucci [5-12-31] arrived on scene about three minutes later and reported back to Fire-Com that he had an involved auto. Shortly after, Chief Rudy Sunderman [5-12-30] arrived and took command. Engine 2 was first due and on their arrival they took the booster line on the front bumper, and after packing up, made an aggressive attack on the fire. Engine 3 arrived on scene and assisted with a secondary line. Firefighters were able to make an aggressive attack and prevent the fire from spreading to anything except a portion of a fence which had caught prior to their arrival. Suffolk County Police 7th precinct officers and Mastic FD Fire Police closed Ormond Pl. at both ends while firefighters operated on scene. No one was injured during the incident and units began to take up from the scene around 9:00 P.M.

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