WANTAGH - Officials say two Oceanside fire trucks on their way to training spotted a house fire in Wantagh and rushed to the blaze. The trucks were headed to the Fire Service Academy at 7:30 p.m. last night.
Officials say the trucks saw smoke on Sunrise Highway and followed it to a burning home on Oakland Avenue in Wantagh.
A police officer on the scene had already rescued a woman from the house.
Wantagh firefighters battled the blaze for more than an hour.
According to officials, one volunteer had been hospitalized with chest pains.