Firefighters Snuff Out Mulch Fire Behind East Hampton Recycling Center

On Thursday, August 20th, 2020, the East Hampton Fire Department responded to the area behind the East Hampton Recycling Center to extinguish a fire in a large mulch pile at that location. Using a deck gun atop Engine 9-1-2, the fire was extinguished without incident and all units were back in service within two hours.
On Thursday, August 20th, 2020, the East Hampton Fire Department responded to the area behind the East Hampton Recycling Center to extinguish a fire in a large mulch pile at that location. Using a deck gun atop Engine 9-1-2, the fire was extinguished without incident and all units were back in service within two hours.

A fire broke out in a 35-foot tall mulch pile behind the East Hampton Recycling Center in the early morning hours Thursday.

An East Hampton Town police officer on patrol, who is also a volunteer firefighter, noticed a large amount of smoke rising from the pile and requested the East Hampton Fire Department to the town highway department property off Springs Fireplace Road at about 3:20 a.m., according to Chief Gerard Turza Jr.

Firefighters Snuff Out Mulch Fire Behind East Hampton Recycling Center

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