The Copiague Fire Department was alerted for an MVA with reported vehicle fire at Montauk Highway and Grant Avenue about 2230 on May 24, 2024. Third Assistant Orlando was the first to arrive and reported there were two vehicles on fire. The driver of a compact turned onto Grant Avenue and struck a parked van, causing both vehicles to catch fire. The driver of the compact exited the vehicle with minor injuries. The engine crews stretched one line each to extinguish the vehicles in about 10 minutes. The driver of the compact was transported to Good Samaritan University Hospital by Ambulance 1-3-1.

– Fire News photos by Paul Mazza