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Blaze causes major damage to Taste of Vietnam Bistro in East Rockaway


The East Rockaway Fire Department responded to two fires on the evening of Aug. 7 and early in the morning of Aug. 8, one at a home and the second at a business.

The first fire occurred at a home in the village on Aug. 7 at around 8:30 p.m., and the second one was at the Taste of Vietnam Bistro on Main Street on Aug. 8 at 1 a.m. The Bistro was heavily damaged in the blaze, and the fire also affected the Love Your Pet grooming store next door.

The Lynbrook, Malverne, Lakeview and Oceanside fire departments provided mutual aid.