- Associated Press - Friday, March 3, 2017

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - Fire officials in Nassau County say a blaze has destroyed a car business and caused commuter train delays.

Officials say the fire at Precise Auto Detail in Mineola started around 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Authorities say crews from 10 fire departments worked to put out the blaze.

Officials say compressed gas tanks exploded inside the building during the fire. Authorities say no one was hurt.

The fire was contained by 3:30 a.m. Friday. Officials say the fire caused early morning delays for Long Island Rail Road services.

Investigators say the cause of the fire isn’t known yet. An investigation is ongoing.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide