The Arson Bomb Squad reports the details of a fire that occurred on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at 1:40pm in Bethpage.
According to detectives, officers responded to an electrical fire at the Saint Isidoros Greek Church located at 910 Stewart Avenue. Upon arrival, officers observed a fire on the first floor of the church. The Bethpage Fire Department along with the Levittown, Hicksville, Farmingdale and the South Farmingdale Fire Departments responded and extinguished the flames. Approximately 75 firefighters were on scene. The rear of the church suffered damage along with variant degrees of smoke, fire and water damage throughout the building. The premise was unoccupied and no injuries were reported. Fire Marshal Kerin was on scene.
The investigation is ongoing.