Long Island wildfire

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In the woods along Wading River Manor Rd.

In the woods along Wading River Manor Rd. in Manorville, a firefighter from the Plainview Fire Department hoses down a tree trunk that was still burning following a large brush fire that moved through the area. (April 9, 2012) (Credit: Newsday/John Paraskevas)

Massive brush fires erupted throughout Suffolk County as high winds and dry conditions facilitated the spread of the flames. Fire agencies from across Long Island worked to extinguish the blazes, which eventually transformed into a wildfire that burned more than 1,000 acres April 9-11, 2012....

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