The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fire that occurred on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 5:35 AM in Garden City.
According to Detectives, Garden City Police Officers responded to a Washington Avenue residence for a call of a house fire. Upon arrival officers observed the residence fully engulfed in flames. The Garden City Fire Department responded along with eight (8) other Fire Departments to extinguish the fire. As a result of the fire there were three (3) fatalities, a 62 year old male, 60 year old female and a 18 year old female. There were approximately eleven (11) Fire Apparatus and fifty (50) Fire personnel at the scene. Nassau County Police Arson Bomb squad responded along with the Nassau County Fire Marshall. No other injuries were reported. The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Squad 05/06/21/1615/8970