According to detectives, the Garden City Park Fire Department responded for a building fire at 194 Atlantic Avenue. Additional departments were called to assist in extinguishing the fire which caused a partial collapse of the building. The Long Island Rail Road suspended service for a brief time due to the proximity of the fire to the tracks. The Fire Departments had approximately 20 pieces of apparatus and 100 firefighters on scene and no injuries were reported.
The cause is undetermined at this time and the investigation is ongoing.