September 18, 2022, 2030 hours. The North Lindenhurst Fire Department is dispatched to a report of a house fire at 73 Merritt Street. Units arrive to find an active fire on the upper level of a two story private dwelling. Firefighters put two hand lines into operation and the fire was quickly extinguished. East Farmingdale FC sent a truck, Copiague FD provided a RIT, West Babylon FD sent an engine and North Amityville FC sent a truck. There were no reported injuries. Babylon Town Fire Marshals are investigating.
Photos courtesy of Assistant Chief John Manzi.