The Hauppauge Fire Department was activated for a structure fire in the vicinity of Atlantic Place and Gloria Boulevard. Dispatch was taking multiple calls reporting smoke and flames coming from a house. Commanding units were met with heavy fire showing through the roof of a vacant home, and updated the correct location to Lincoln Boulevard. Mutual aid was requested from Smithtown, Nesconset, Central Islip and Commack Volunteer Ambulance. Crews put multiple attack lines into operation, and battled the stubborn blaze for approximately an hour before it was placed under control. No injuries were reported. Command requested a fire marshal to the scene for an investigation.
– Fire News photos by Bryan Lopez and Joseph C. Sperber