The Arson Bomb Squad is investigation a Commercial Building Fire that occurred on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 5:15 a.m. in New Cassel.
According to Detectives, Third Precinct Police Officers responded to Tapemaker Sales Inc, located at 48 Urban Avenue, for a building fire. Upon arrival, officers observed the building fully engulfed in flames and heavy smoke. A total of twenty-one Fire Departments from Nassau County responded with approximately two hundred (200) fire personnel and helped extinguish the fire. In addition to the original building fire, four adjoining commercial buildings and a vehicle in the vicinity were also damaged. One member from Westbury Fire Department suffered minor smoke inhalation and was treated at the scene. The fire appears non-suspicious at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: Det. Randazzo/ABS 12/4/20/1315/8812