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Lynbrook firefighters extinguish car fire

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The Lynbrook Fire Department responded to a car fire on Sunrise Highway near Denton Avenue on Saturday at 11:15 p.m.

Under the direction of Chief Nicholas Pearsall, they answered a call about a car being on fire near Rocklyn Avenue. Engine Company No. 1 was the first team on scene and stretched a booster line to the burning vehicle. Truck Company and Vulcan Company also responded.

The fire was eventually extinguished and eastbound traffic on Sunrise Highway was closed for about 45 minutes. The driver of the car was not injured.