On October 27, 2016, the Farmingville Fire Department was activated for a residential automatic fire alarm on Arden Lane. Upon arrival, Chief Gus Grammenos was met with heavy smoke and visible flames from the front of the home. Command requested mutual aid from Holtsville, Selden, Ronkonkoma and Centereach. Multiple attack lines were put into operation and the fire was quickly knocked down by first-due units without further incident. About half a dozen cats were rescued from the home. Command requested police to secure multiple firearms that were discovered in the home.        

– Fire News photo by Bryan Lopez