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I saw lots of smoke from a big fire west of Babylon so I took a ride on the Skimmer to check it out. Turns out it was Indian Island that was burning basically out of control. From what I heard a house to the north of the island had a shed go on fire and it jumped the canal and started the fire on the island. I also heard that several houses on the north side of the fire were also involved. All the fire boats from the surrounding areas responded and got it under control but I think the wind helped as it switched from north to south so the fire burned back over what was already burned. It was impressive and I give credit to the marine fire fighters.