The state Department of Environmental Conservation will investigate the safety of a Yaphank compost facility after a raging fire early Monday pumped putrid fumes into the surrounding area for several hours.
The cause of the Long Island Compost blaze, which took about 150 firefighters from 22 departments to bring down, was still under investigation, officials said.
Recent dry weather...
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