At 06:21 hours on the morning of Saturday, March 28th, 2020 the Merrick Fire Department was dispatched to an unknown type fire at the Sunrise Car Wash located at 1820 Sunrise Highway off Babylon Turnpike. When firefighters arrived on scene, they were met with a canopy fire at the rear of the one-story commercial building. Two hand lines were put into operation and the main body of fire was quickly knocked down. Members of Merrick Hook and Ladder Company No. 1 forced entry into the building and did not find any extension to the interior. The scene was placed under control within fifteen minutes and the cause of the fire is under investigation. All fire department units were under the command of Merrick Chief of Department Scolieri .
- Downing Road [3-27-20]
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