Briella TomassettiJan 11, 2017, 8:58 amJan 11, 2017, 3:14 pm

Early morning fire razes Islandia sanitation building

Inferno is forcing road closure of Veterans Highway near Long Island Expressway

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A massive fire in Islandia forced road closures of Veterans Highway between the Long Island Expressway and Old Nichols Road Wednesday morning.

Full details of the fire are not known yet, but the fire has gutted an entire building.

According to firefighters, the fire erupted at the Jet Sanitation building on Blydenburg Road at around 2:30 a.m.

The fire got so out of control that the roof reportedly collapsed on top of the building and eight different fire departments were called to put it out.

Hazmat teams werre also at the scene to help control the fire and help with the investigation.

There are no reported injuries at this time. The fire is now under control.

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