June 15, 2022, 0547 hours. The Islip Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a residential structure fire at 86 Moffitt Blvd. Units arrive to find heavy fire and smoke in a single story private dwelling. Firefighters stretched in and were met with heavy fire conditions in the basement with extension up the interior stairwell onto the ground level. Mutual aid was provided by the Bay Shore FD (truck) East Islip FD (engine) Brentwood FD (RIT) Exchange Ambulance, Bay Shore Brightwaters Ambulance and CI-Hauppauge Ambulance all had units on scene. There were no injuries. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by Fire Marshals from the Town of Islip and Detectives from the Suffolk County Arson Squad.
Islip FD nad Ken Bradbury photos.