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First Responders from Numerous Departments Battle Boat Fire in Mastic Beach

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MASTIC BEACH, NY - On November 7th at about 4:15 P.M., the Mastic Beach FD and Suffolk Police were alerted to a report of a boat fire at the Mastic Beach Marina 1. The Marine incident response task force was quickly dispatched to the scene. On arrival, the first due chief/officer found a boat well-involved in flames.

The first due engine crews quickly stretched lines while responding mutual aid fire boats and Suffolk Police Marine Mike pulled in and immediately deployed the boat deck guns/fire lines to assist in making an aggressive attack on the fire. One person was evaluated by EMS and taken to a local hospital. The nature of the injuries was not disclosed.

Firefighters operated on scene for about 45 minutes to an hour or so, ensuring that all fire was out prior to taking up. No other injuries were reported. The Mastic Beach FD was assisted by Mastic, Center Moriches, East Moriches and Eastport FDs, and the Mastic and Mastic Beach ambulance on scene. The scene was turned over to the local fire marshal for further investigation.

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JOHN WALTHERSSenior Correspondent

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