The Dix Hills Fire Department responded to a reported chimney fire at a home on Corwin Court at around 1600. Upon arrival, firefighters found a chimney fire to the rear of the house extending into the walls and up into the attic. Crews were able to quickly knock down the fire. Mutual aid was provided at the scene by Commack, Deer Park, Greenlawn and Huntington Manor, with Melville and Huntington Community FAS handling standby coverage. Crews were under the command of Chief Alan Berkowitz and Third Assistant Chief Scott DiPino. Chief Berkowitz praised his firefighters for fighting a tough fire under difficult conditions due to the snowstorm that blanketed the area.
– Fire News story by Steve Silverman, photos courtesy Dix Hills FD