The Homicide Squad and Arson Bomb Squad report the details of a residential house fire that occurred on Monday, September 26, 2022 at 6:30 am in Hempstead.
According to Detectives, Officers responded to a house fire located at 103 Front Street. Upon arrival, Officers observed the house to be fully engulfed in flames due to a fire that started in a second-floor bedroom. The Hempstead Fire Department along with South Hempstead, West Hempstead, Uniondale and Roosevelt Fire Departments responded and extinguished the flames. A female victim was pronounced on scene. A male victim was transported to a local area hospital after receiving burns to his face, hands and arms. Another male victim was transported to a local area hospital with minor injuries to his ankles from jumping out of a second story window. All three victims were occupants of 103 Front Street. The Nassau County Fire Marshall was on scene. The investigation is ongoing.