The Arson Bomb Squad is investigating a residential house fire that occurred in Roosevelt at 8:45 am on Friday, November 4, 2022.
According to detectives, First Precinct police responded to a house fire that occurred at 30 East Raymond Avenue. Upon arrival, police observed the house was fully engulfed and a 79-year-old male resident was outside the house. First Precinct police with the assistance of the Roosevelt Fire department used the Nassau police newly issued “Dynamic Entry Breaching Sledge “assigned to all patrol vehicles and broke the rear house wall and removed an 82-year-old female victim. No other victims were in the house. The victims were transported in a Nassau County Police Ambulance to a local hospital and treated for smoke inhalation. The male was listed as stable condition and the female was listed as being critical. A First Precinct police officer was also treated at a local hospital for a leg injury. The Roosevelt Fire Department was assisted by 8 other fire departments to extinguish the fire. The fire caused extensive damage to the residence. The investigation is ongoing.