Explosion at fireworks storage facility triggered brush fire

? Officials say there was an explosion at a fireworks storage facility in Westhampton that triggered a brush fire.

The incident happened Sunday morning near Gabreski Airport.

Police say a small fire started inside the storage facility but set off the fireworks which then ignited the brush fire.

Firefighters were able to get the flames under control.

One worker was taken to the burn unit but is expected to be OK.

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