Firefighters extinguish shed fire in Deer Park

Firefighters say exploding gas cans inside the structure made the flames difficult to extinguish. (3/22/14)

DEER PARK - Firefighters prevented a potential disaster after a fire was sparked inside a shed in Deer Park Friday.

The incident occurred on Reed Drive.

Firefighters say exploding gas cans inside the structure made the flames difficult to extinguish.

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Responders from Deer Park, North Babylon and West Islip were able to put out the fire before it spread to a nearby home.

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