The Third Precinct reports the details of a Fire which occurred on February 20, 2018 at 12:33 a.m. in Westbury.
According to Police, patrol officers responded to a 911 call for an apartment building fire on Post Avenue. The Westbury, East Meadow, Carle Place, Hicksville and Jericho Fire Departments all responded to extinguish the fire. One resident was transported to a local hospital for burns. Four Police Officers and one member of the Westbury Fire Department were transported to a local hospital for smoke inhalation. The Office of Emergency Management, N.C. Fire Marshal and the Arson/Bomb Squad all responded to scene. Residents have returned to their apartments.
The cause of the fire has yet to be determined. The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: Lt. Verlotte/3rdPct. 02/20/18/0250/8751