At approximately 0330 on August 18, 2023, the Wantagh Fire Department received a call for a car fire on Ocean Parkway near Tobay Beach. Under the command of Chief of Department Tom Bloomfield, Engines 3 and 5 responded along with the on-duty safety officer and went to work extinguishing the fire, which had fully engulfed the vehicle. Members were on scene for approximately 45 minutes and no injuries were reported.

– Fire News photos provided by Chief Bloomfield; submitted by Kevin Regan, PIO