July 30, 2022 1405 hours. Mastic Beach Fire Department responds to a report of a deck fire at 67 Argyle Drive in Shirley. Units arrive to find an active fire with extension to a dwelling. An elderly occupant was removed from the building prior to the arrival of the fire department. That subject was transported to the hospital. One firefighter was also transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
Mastic Brookhaven and Center Moriches provided mutual aid. Fire Marshals from the Town of Brookhaven are handling the investigation.