The Public Information Office reports the details of a Fire that occurred at 10:15pm on Monday, July 3, 2023 in Merrick.
According to Detectives, Officers responded to a house fire on Lindgren Street. The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire and suffered extensive damage. The Merrick, Freeport and Bellmore Fire Departments assisted in extinguishing the fire. A firefighter from the Merrick Fire Department suffered heat exhaustion and was treated on scene by a Police Medic. Merrick Chief Vasso, Fire Marshall Kelleher and Arson Bomb Squad Detectives responded to the scene.
The investigation is ongoing.