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Audit of West Islip FD shows no abuses

The West Islip Fire Department. (Aug. 4, 2010)

The West Islip Fire Department. (Aug. 4, 2010) Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

A state comptroller audit of the West Islip Fire District shows no illegal activities or abuses, but does recommend tightening up internal controls over finances - including those involving its annual installation dinner.

The district spent $40,000 on its 2008 and 2009 dinners for guests who were not firefighters or their spouses, the audit said.

>> Read Stacey Altherr's full story

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