Valley Stream firefighters battle garage fire on Carstairs Road


The Valley Stream firefighters doused a detached garage caught aflame at a house on Carstairs Road on March 2 at 2 a.m. A fire hose was put into operation to quickly contain and extinguish the fire before spreading into the nearby house and extinguish it.

The Nassau County Fire Marshals Office Hazmat was also called to provide technical assistance to handle the propane tanks and aerosol cans — flammable and potentially explosive hazards — lying around the home. Valley Stream firefighters received mutual aid from the Elmont, Inwood, and Hewlett Fire Departments All operations were under the command of Chief of Department Patrick Scanlon. The Nassau County Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.