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Firefighters extinguish truck fire in Gordon Heights, officials say

Firefighters respond to a blaze in a pickup

Firefighters respond to a blaze in a pickup truck that was parked next to a home on Central Parkway in Gordon Heights on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017.  Credit: Bryan Lopez

Firefighters responding to a call for a vehicle fire made quick work of a engulfed pickup truck before flames spread to a nearby home Wednesday night in Gordon Heights, officials said.

The fire was reported in a 911 call at 11:43 p.m. on Central Parkway, Suffolk County fire officials said. Firefighters from Gordon Heights responded to the scene and found a blue Dodge pickup engulfed by fire.

Police said the home where the pickup was parked was evacuated. There were no reported injuries.

Photos from the scene show the pickup truck burned out and destroyed and the siding melted off the home.

Additional details were not available.

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