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Working Car Fire in Mastic Beach

By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | November 24, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 120321103

MASTIC BEACH, NY - On November 24, 2021, at about 11:45 P.M., the Mastic Beach FD was activated for a reported structure fire on Whittier Dr. Assistant Chief Jeff McGown was first to respond and Fire-Com advised of additional details that the caller was stating their vehicle was on fire and the fire was threatening the structure. On arrival Chief McGown found a working vehicle fire and requested the first due engine crew from 5-13-3 to stretch a line. The vehicle appeared to be further away from the house then originally indicated. The engine crew went to work, quickly putting water on the fire. Mastic Beach Ambulance was also on scene standing by. No injuries were reported. The scene was brought under control in under 30 minutes and all units were placed back in to service.

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