The North Lindenhurst Fire Department was alerted for a vehicle fire at 49th Street and North Wellwood Avenue on May 21, 2016. Second Assistant Chief Connell arrived to a fully involved vehicle on 49th Street, which was being fueled at the 76 Gas Station when its driver noticed it starting to burn. Several attempts were made to extinguish the fire with extinguishers; failing that bystanders pushed the burning vehicle away from the pumps. Engine 1-11-3, Heavy Rescue 1-11-5, Ambulance 1-11-7, Fire Police 1-11-12 and First Responder 1-11-80 responded.

– Fire News photos by Paul Mazza