PHOTOS: Port Washington building fire

Nearly a dozen departments responded to a Port (Credit: Chopper 12)

Nearly a dozen departments responded to a Port Washington fire, and authorities say windy conditions made it very difficult to contain the fire.

The fire broke out on Herbert Avenue in Port Washington.

Crews work to put out a massive fire
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Crews work to put out a massive fire on Herbert Avenue in Port Washington.

Multiple fire departments responded to the Port Washington
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Multiple fire departments responded to the Port Washington fire, and officials called it "out of control."

Firefighters work to put out flames at a
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Firefighters work to put out flames at a Herbert Avenue building fire.

A fire tore through the roof of a
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A fire tore through the roof of a Port Washington building.

Smoke billows from a massive building fire in
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Smoke billows from a massive building fire in Port Washington.

Firefighters are on the scene of a large
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Firefighters are on the scene of a large fire on Herbert Avenue in Port Washington.

A total of seven departments have responded to
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A total of seven departments have responded to the scene and officials are calling it ?out of control.?

Firefighters are on the scene of a large

Firefighters are on the scene of a large fire on Herbert Avenue in Port Washington.

A total of seven departments have responded to
(Credit: Chopper 12)

A total of seven departments have responded to the scene and officials are calling it ?out of control.?

Nearly a dozen departments responded to a Port
(Credit: Chopper 12)

Nearly a dozen departments responded to a Port Washington fire, and authorities say windy conditions made it very difficult to contain the fire.

Firefighters are on the scene of a large
(Credit: Chopper 12)

Firefighters are on the scene of a large fire on Herbert Avenue in Port Washington.

Police were on the scene of a large
(Credit: News 12 Long Island's Shari Einhorn)

Police were on the scene of a large fire on Herbert Avenue in Port Washington.

Firefighters are on the scene of a Herbert
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Firefighters are on the scene of a Herbert Avenue building fire in Port Washington.

Long Islanders gather around a Port Washington building
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Long Islanders gather around a Port Washington building fire.

Firefighters responded to a massive fire in Port
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Firefighters responded to a massive fire in Port Washington on Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to a massive fire in Port
(Credit: News 12 Long Island's Shari Einhorn )

Firefighters responded to a massive fire in Port Washington on Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to a massive fire in Port
(Credit: News 12 Long Island's Shari Einhorn )

Firefighters responded to a massive fire in Port Washington on Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to a massive fire in Port
(Credit: News 12 Long Island's Shari Einhorn )

Firefighters responded to a massive fire in Port Washington on Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to a massive fire in Port
(Credit: News 12 Long Island's Shari Einhorn )

Firefighters responded to a massive fire in Port Washington on Thursday afternoon.

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