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Garbage truck fire in Lake Grove

Posted 11/11/2019

1229 Hours. Centereach Fire Department is dispatched to a vehicle fire at Middle Country Road and Dietz Avenue in Lake Grove. The Lake Grove Fire Marshal was first in and advised of an active fire in the refuse compartment of a garbage truck on Dietz Ave, just north of Middle Country Road. While the FD was en-route, the Fire Marshal ordered the driver to move the truck to the opposite side of the street as it was parked under utility and electric lines. Engine 6 was first in and stretched on the fire. Engines 7 and 2 followed shortly thereafter and the crews of same assisted with the line and handled overhaul after the garbage was dumped in the street. FD personnel operated for approximately 30 minutes. There were no injuries.

 

 

 

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