The blaze broke out around 1:30 p.m. just one mile from and one week after another massive brush fire that burned over 1,000 acres
The National Weather Service said that Suffolk County and eastern Nassau County are experiencing severe drought conditions. And no soaking rainfall is in the forecast in the near future.
“This is a fire-dependent ecosystem. It has to burn to survive,” said Richard Amper of the L.I. Pine Barens Society.
“The situation is contained for the time being,” Cuomo said, adding he was “cautiously optimistic.” The governor also stated that the response was an example of a case where “government acted better than you could have expected.”
A woman’s body found by a jogger in Manorville appears to have been in the wooded area for “at least a week,” Suffolk County police said today.
Police say they are resuming their investigation on Saturday after the skeletal remains were found around 6:30 p.m. near a county park off Wading River Road.
Marialena Trinca underwent months of treatment after suffering a broken leg and a traumatic brain injury that left her unable to speak, walk or eat.
A Manorville, Long Island horse rescuer has been sentenced to three years probation after being found guilty of endangering the welfare of a child.
Loved ones said Jason Trinca — now a widower — must somehow muster the strength to raise the two little-ones left alone. Christopher, 2, and Maria, 4, were the only survivors of the violent car crash.
Keri Trinca and her 7-year-old son Jason died in a car crash in Manorville last Saturday.
It’s something Jason Trinca called a miracle. He was holding his 2-year-old son, Christopher, for the first time since the little boy was released from critical condition.
Candles, music and tears were present on a football field of grief in Manorville Tuesday as people mourned the death of 30-year-old Keri Trinca and her 7-year-old son, Jason, who were killed in a crash.
Makeshift Memorial Lines Oceanview Boulevard As Police Continue To Investigate Fatal Manorville Crash
Police say 30-year-old Keri Trinca and her 7-year-old son Jason died in Manorville on Saturday.
Police are investigating a crash in Suffolk County that killed a mother and her son and left her two other children critically injured.
Suffolk County police said Joseph Hancock was operating a 2000 Suzuki eastbound on Mill Road in Manorville when he crossed into the westbound lanes, then went off the road and into a tree.