NEARBY: Fire Shuts Down Sunrise Highway

Two people were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

Credit: Michael Ganci
Credit: Michael Ganci
Reporting by Michael Ganci and Danielle De Souza. 

A tanker fire broke out on Sunrise Highway in Bellmore late Tuesday night between Auto Zone and the Harley Davidson dealership.

According to police, a fuel truck traveling eastbound on Sunrise Highway, struck the rear of a vehicle stopped at a red light at Newbridge Road around 11:52 p.m. 

The truck turned on its side and continued east on Sunrise Highway, spilling fuel, coming to a stop at Brevoort Place.  

The fuel caught fire causing an undetermined amount of damage to parked cars and property in the area.  

For more details, view the full story on Bellmore Patch. 


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