Brewster Firefighters Respond to Dumpster Fire at the Recycling Center

On Monday June 15 at 7:32 p.m. a passerby called 911 to report an unknown type fire at the Brewster Recycling Center. While responding, Engine 239 under the command of Captain Anthony Dalmau received additional reports that a large dumpster outside the building containing contractor debris and other bulk material was heavily involved in fire. On arrival the Captain immediately requested the response of Engine 234 to the scene for additional manpower. Personnel stretched one pre-connected attack line to extinguish the fire and cool the metal container. The fire was placed under control in approximately 5 minutes. Off duty Department of Public Works personnel responded to assist the fire department with overhaul operations and to secure the facility.
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