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Police: Vehicle knocks fire hydrant off base in West Babylon

A vehicle hit a fire hydrant Sunday night,

A vehicle hit a fire hydrant Sunday night, March 12, 2017, in West Babylon, knocking the hydrant off its base and sending a geyser of water into the air, officials said. Credit: Paul Mazza

A vehicle hit a fire hydrant Sunday night in West Babylon, knocking the hydrant off its base and sending a geyser of water into the air, officials said.

The accident occurred on Great East Neck Road near Raynor Street about 11:20 p.m., Suffolk County police said.

Great East Neck Road was closed in the area as crews worked to stop the water flow. Police said the road reopened just before 2 a.m.

It was not immediately known whether there were any injuries.

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