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Fire engulfs Farmingdale home, officials say

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Firefighters battled a fire that engulfed the front of a three-story house on Weiden Street in Farmingdale on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. The home's entryway and the facade of the first two stories continued to burn as water was being poured on it, video shows. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

Firefighters battled an early afternoon fire that engulfed the front of a white three-story house in Farmindale on Prospect Street at the Weiden Street intersection, the police said on Thursday.

A News 12 video showed he home’s entry way and the facade of the first two stories on fire despite the water being poured on them.

The Farmingdale, Plainview and Bethpage fire departments later extinguished the fire, a Nassau police spokesman said.

A Fire Department official was not immediately available to comment.

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