Rockville Centre Fire Department fights car fires at auto dealership


Rockville Centre firefighters, under the command of Chief Eric Burel, responded Saturday afternoon to a reported car fire at the Karp Automotive dealership on Sunrise Highway.

Firefighters found that numerous vehicles on car racks were ablaze in the service department parking lot, according to Burel. They immediately stretched two attack hose lines and put out the fires. A total of 11 vehicles were damaged in the fire.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.