Five Fire Departments Respond To Douse Montauk Fire - 27 East

Five Fire Departments Respond To Douse Montauk Fire

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A lack of fire hydrants and  the terrain complicated efforts by firefighters from at least five local departments in trying to battle a blaze that destroyed a Montauk home last week.   COURTESY MONTAUK FIRE DEPARTMENT

A lack of fire hydrants and the terrain complicated efforts by firefighters from at least five local departments in trying to battle a blaze that destroyed a Montauk home last week. COURTESY MONTAUK FIRE DEPARTMENT

authorStaff Writer on Nov 17, 2021
A lack of fire hydrants, narrow roads and a steeply sloping driveway complicated efforts by firefighters from at least five local departments in trying to battle a blaze that destroyed... more

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