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Fully Engulfed Car Halts Traffic in Mastic

By CHRIS SABELLA, Senior Correspondent | October 31, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 103120101

Mastic, NY - Just after 5:00 P.M. on October 31st, a fully engulfed car fire halted traffic on eastbound Sunrise Hwy. in Mastic, just east of the William Floyd Pwky. Mastic Chiefs arrived to find a white SUV on the shoulder of the roadway with flames and black smoke shooting straight up into the air. The first engine in stretched a line and went to work extinguishing the blaze, quickly knocking it down. SCPD closed the roadway for 30 minutes during the incident.

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