Officials: Fire at East Meadow restaurant

Firefighters battle a raging, wind-driven fire in a

Firefighters battle a raging, wind-driven fire in a row of stores in East Meadow. (Jan. 1, 2013) (Credit: Lou Minutoli)

The East Meadow Fire Department responded Tuesday night to a fire at a restaurant on Hempstead Turnpike located across the roadway from Nassau University Medical Center, officials said.

The fire at 2230 Hempstead Tpke. was reported about 10:30 p.m., officials said.

Hempstead Turnpike eastbound was closed to traffic in the vicinity of the fire, Nassau police said.

No information was immediately available concerning the extent of the fire.

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