FREEPORT - ? News 12 Long Island?s Elizabeth Hashagen was in Freeport on Woodcleft Canal today, where there is devastation across the Nautical Mile.

The owner of Tropix, a bar located on the strip, was destroyed by a fire last night. Firefighters say the water was above 6-feet high and there was no way they were able to get to the restaurant/catering hall to extinguish the fire. Crews at the scene said water is covering the streets and filling parking lots that are already littered with debris and downed trees.