FIRE ISLAND PINES, LI -
Four homes were destroyed by flames in Fire Island Pines overnight.
Firefighters rushed over on boats around 1 a.m., and are still on the scene spraying water on hot embers.
Fire officials say the fire started at a home located at 154 Ocean Walk. They say winds quickly blew flames to surrounding homes, damaging at least two others.
Officials credit the quick response from firefighters from keeping the blaze from spreading further, and potentially destroying 15-20 more homes.
Two firefighters were treated at the scene for minor injuries. One firefighter was taken to the hospital for an elevated heart rate, but is listed in stable condition.
No other injuries were reported.
FIRE ISLAND PINES, Long Island (WABC) --
Four homes burned in a fire on Fire Island overnight Thursday.
The fire broke out in one home on Ocean Walk in Fire Island Pines just after 1:30 a.m.
Flames destroyed two homes and damaged two others, with propane tank explosions fueling the flames.
Firefighters put out the flames in several hours.
One firefighter was taken to the hospital for elevated blood pressure.
No injuries were reported.
An overnight blaze on Fire Island damaged several homes, officials said Friday, June 16, 2017. News 12 Long Island reported that four homes in the Fire Island Pines section were destroyed and two others were damaged. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)
Four homes were destroyed overnight when flames roared through a section of Fire Island Pines, officials said.
Two firefighters were treated at the scene for minor injuries, and another firefighter was taken to a hospital after reporting elevated blood pressure, officials. No civilian injuries were reported.The fire was reported at 12:57 in a home of Ocean Walk