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Suffolk Legislature meeting stalled to deal with car fire

Originally published by Newsday
Written by Rachel Uda

Two Suffolk County legislators, both with experience fighting fires, jumped into action Tuesday when, during a meeting at the county government office in Riverhead, a car in the parking lot burst into flames.

Rudy A. Sunderman, a newly elected legislator and Mastic fire chief, said a man ran into the Legislature about 2 p.m. to alert them of the fire.

Sunderman (R-Shirley) and Tom Donnelly (D-Deer Park), a former commissioner of the Deer Park fire department, rushed to the scene.

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