On January 11, 2017, the Central Islip Fire Department was activated for a reported structure fire in what would eventually be found to be the Jet Sanitation Corp transfer station on Blydenburg Road in Hauppauge. Hauppauge, along with mutual aid from 27 different departments. Multiple attack lines were put into operation and crews began fighting the stubborn blaze in the pouring rain. Command then went to a defensive attack with multiple tower ladders in operation. The fire took hours to place under control. The building was a total loss.

– Fire News photos by Bryan Lopez