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E. Farmingdale residents told to boil water

Wantagh, NY Sunday March 14, 2010: The home

Wantagh, NY Sunday March 14, 2010: The home of Gary Marsicozetere was damaged by a falling tree from his neighbor's yard Sunday March 14, in Wantagh Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams Jr. Photo Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Residents in the East Farmingdale water district are being asked to boil their water as a precaution after a power failure caused an outage of four or five hours at generating plants Sunday.

Water district Superintendent George Veilson said 2,800 residents live in the district. He said the residents should boil their water Sunday and Monday "as a precaution."

The system is currently back on line, Veilson said. - JIM BERNSTEIN

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