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
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick / Homicide Squad 05/06/21/1319/8348
The Homicide Squad has identified the above victims as being Gail Madigan, 60 years of age and Molly Madigan, 18 years of age. The 62-year-old male victim will be identified pending further investigation.