The Third Precinct reports the details of a Fire that occurred on Friday, December 18, 2020 at 9:45 pm in New Cassel.
According to Police, Third Precinct officer McGraw was on routine patrol and observed black smoke coming from a multifamily residence on Urban Avenue. The officer called for assistance, notified the two (2) occupants who were not aware of the fire and escorted them to safety. Assisting officers Milazzo and Mckiel notified the adjoining residence of the condition and escorted three (3) occupants to safety.
The Westbury Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire.
No injuries were reported.
The Red Cross was on scene helping assist displaced residents.
The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: PIO 12/19/20/0155/8688