01-26-2020 | 11:159 AM | FARMINGDALE,NY— A massive fire destroyed a Long Island Business Sunday afternoon. Suffolk County Police Department & East Farmingdale Fire Company responded to the reported commercial building fire at 226 Route 109.
East Farmingdale Fire Department arrived and found smoke showing from a kitchen supply warehouse. The fire grew quickly to 3 alarms due to the fire being fed by gas within the building. The massive fire closed busy Route 109 near Republic Airport to traffic for hours.
Mutual aid was sent from five neighboring fire departments to assist in bringing the massive flames under control. Multiple Fire Department Tower Ladders operated dumping thousands of gallons of water from above. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.