Multiple Car Fires at a Hoffman Ave. Junkyard
By Council Member Paul Mazza
April 15, 2022

The Lindenhurst Fire Department was alerted for multiple car fires in a junkyard on west Hoffman Avenue about 10:45 on April 15, 2022. Ladder 1-6-4 was the first unit to respond and was advised of multiple calls, Engine 1-6-6 was next to respond. With smoke visible from a distance, Ex-Captain Meyers on 1-6-4 requested an additional engine to the scene. Once on scene a line was stretched off 1-6-4, Engine 1-6-6 picked up a hydrant and two additional lines were put into operation. Copiague Engine 1-3-7 arrived and picked up a second hydrant on Hoffman Avenue and South 15th Street and positioned themselves under the LIRR tracks and put their deck gun into operation. The fire was knocked down and brought under control within an hour. There were no reported injuries, and the cause of the fire is under investigation. During the operation First Assistant Chief Collins arrived on scene and took command.

Mutual Aid: Copiague F.D. for an Engine and Ambulance