The Homicide Squad and the Arson Bomb Squad are investigating a house fire that involved one fatality occurring in Massapequa on Monday December 20, 2021 at 11:39 am.
According to detectives, Seventh Precinct police officers responded to a house fire located at 43 Bayview Street East. Upon arrival, police observed the house fully engulfed in flames. The Massapequa Fire Department responded as well to extinguish the flames. During a subsequent investigation a male was located in a small room in the front of the house. The male was pronounced deceased by a Nassau County Police Medic. 3 Massapequa firemen were injured fighting the fire. One suffered a temporary loss of consciousness and another suffered a burn to his neck. Both were treated at the scene. A third fireman injured his foot and was transported to a local nearby hospital for treatment. The Nassau County Fire Marshall were also at the scene.
The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Sgt Bertini / Homicide Squad 12/20/21/1728/8348