LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — The sun rose over the corner of Portion Road and Ronkonkoma Avenue this morning, giving morning sunlight to what is left of a Lake Ronkonkoma landmark.

OnSachem visited the site this morning, Friday, Nov. 8, as sunrise revealed what is left of Sam Auto Repair—a location known for nearly a hundred years as Newtons Garage, maintaining its vintage sign that today is charred from yesterday’s fire.

Here are photos from early this morning.

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Video Report Shortly After the Fire: Interviews with Residents and the Fire Chief

First Report from the Scene

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