Fire Displaces Apartment Residents

A fire engulfs an apartment complex at 250 Lowndes Ave. in Huntington Station Friday afternoon.

A fire engulfs an apartment complex at 250 Lowndes Ave. in Huntington Station Friday afternoon.

By Steve Jellinek

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A fire engulfed a Huntington Station apartment building in the afternoon on Nov. 13th and displaced 10-15 residents, fire officials said.

Frank McQuade, chief of the Huntington Manor Fire Department, said the department received an emergency call at 1:45 p.m. regarding a fire at 250 Lowndes Ave.

Huntington Manor, Huntington and Greenlawn fire departments responded and found that the fire was contained in the back bedroom of an apartment on the second-story of the four-unit duplex.

In addition to substantial damage from the fire, the building also suffered smoke and water damage, which displaced 10-15 building residents, McQuade said.

No injuries were reported.

The Suffolk Police Arson Squad and Huntington Fire Marshal were still investigating still investigating the cause of the fire as of Monday.