The Public Information Office reports the details of a Fire that occurred at 5:44pm on Wednesday, August 9, 2023, in South Farmingdale.According to Police, a fire occurred at a residence located on Plitt Avenue that originated from a barbeque grill located at the rear of the home. The homeowner had used the outdoor grill and turned it off but when he returned to the grill, he observed that the rear of the home had become engulfed in flames. The homeowner removed himself, his daughter and two family dogs and contacted 911. The South Farmingdale Fire Department was able to extinguish the fire with the assistance of Farmingdale, East Farmingdale, Bethpage, Massapequa, North Massapequa and the North Amityville Fire Departments. Four firefighters were treated on scene for minor smoke inhalation. No further injuries were reported.The Nassau County Arson Bomb Squad along with the Nassau County Fire Marshall and the Town of Oyster Bay Building Department conducted the on-scene investigation. The fire has been deemed accidental.