The Westbury Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at the Compare Price Supermarket located at 640 Union Avenue in the early morning hours of Saturday, March 10th, 2018. Responding fire department units were advised by Westbury Fire Dispatch that it sounds like they would be going to work and upon arrival those first to arrive on scene were met with smoke showing from a one-story commercial. The working fire was transmitted when fire was located at the rear of the building on the first floor. Hicksville was designated the FAST and responded with Ladder 936. An additional engine and truck were requested to the scene due to steel roll down gates on the front of the building. At least one hand line was stretched and put into operation to put out the fire. Among the departments mutual aided were East Williston, Carle Place, Jericho, and Bethpage. The cause of the fire is under investigation and all fire department units were under the command of Westbury Chief of Department John Bartunek .
- Westbury F.D. Working Fire Union Ave. 3/10/18
- WESTBURY SUPERMARKET FIRE 3-10-18