August 8th, 2012 @ 527 West Merrick Rd near Shaw.
Wednesday night August 8th, 2012 at 2255 hours the Valley Stream Fire Department was alerted to multiple calls reporting a building fire at West Merrick Rd and Shaw Avenue. Companies arrived to find fire in two stores and extending into the cockloft of a row of eight stores. Within minutes a third alarm was transmitted bring companies from Hewlett, Inwood, Lawrence Cedar Hurst, Meadowmere Park, Woodmere, Lynbrook, Malverne, Rockville Centre, Elmont and Long Beach wither to the fire scene or to cover various stations. Two tower ladders and numerous hand lines operated before the fire was declared under control at 0102 hours.Read More