The Freeport Fire Department was dispatched for a report of a boat fire in the rear of Bracco’s Clam Bar. First Assistant Chief Sotira advised Firecom he could see smoke from a distance. Chief of Department Braun had units directed to Guy Lombardo Avenue where the boat was docked behind a house. Engine 216 stretched the initial lines to extinguish the boat fire which had extended to the dock. The fire was quickly knocked down and placed under control in approximately 20 minutes.                         

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