firefighter waits while LIPA personnel shot down a ruptured gas main
at Beach 113 Street last Monday night. The fire was first reported
at 6:06 p.m., and was declared under control at 9:03 p.m. The
all-hands fire brought 12 fire units from around the peninsula,
including the first on scene units, Engine 268/Ladder
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