The Homicide Squad and Arson Bomb Squad report the details of a residential house fire that occurred on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 6:14 am in Seaford.
According to detectives, officers responded to a house fire located at 2464 Riverside Avenue. Upon arrival, officers observed a house to be fully engulfed in flames. The Seaford Fire Department along with the Wantagh, Bellmore and Massapequa Fire Departments responded and extinguished the flames. Approximately 70 firefighters were on scene. One Wantagh firefighter sustained a burn injury from the fire and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. An 80-year-old female was pronounced on scene. The 60-year-old daughter of the deceased suffered smoke inhalation and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Arson/Bomb Squad Detectives and Fire Marshals responded to the scene.
The investigation is ongoing.
The victim of the above listed incident has been identified as Gloria Monk, 80, of Seaford.