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2 firefighters hurt battling East Patchogue blaze

Monday, July 08, 2013
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Two Long Island firefighters are recovering at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital after facing heavy smoke at a fire.

The flames broke out around 3 a.m. at an automotive shop on Montauk Highway in East Patchogue.

The auto body shop was heavily damaged by the fire, which was brought under control after about an hour.

The firefighters were being treated for non-life threatening injuries and were expected to make a full recovery.

The Town of Brookhaven fire marshals office is investigating what caused the fire.

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