The West Islip Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire on Wavecrest Avenue with a report of people trapped. West Islip Chief 3-17-33 arrived to a fire of a single-story, private dwelling. All occupants were accounted for. West Islip 3-17-5 and 3-17-4 were the first due units, followed by 3-17 6 and 2. The fire was under investigation by the Suffolk County Police Department Arson Squad and the Town of Islip Fire Marshal’s Office. Two firefighters were transported to Good Samaritan hospital for evaluation and released later that day. Mutual aid was provided by Babylon, Bay Shore, and North Babylon, along with the Bay Shore Brightwaters Rescue Ambulance. The Brentwood Fire Department provided stand by.
– Fire News photos by Rich Stark-FC49, copy by WIFD