The Homicide Squad is investigating a house fire that occurred in Massapequa on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at 6:05 am.
According to detectives, Seventh Precinct police responded to a group residence located at 3 Camp Road for a working house fire. Upon arrival, police observed smoke coming out of from the second floor. All residents had exited the home except for a 54-year-old male still on the second floor. The Massapequa Fire department was on scene to extinguish the fire and to remove the victim from the home. The Massapequa Fire department transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment. Also transported were two 74-year-old males and a 60-year-old male that suffered burns to his face and hands.
The Nassau County Fire Marshal was on scene along with Arson Bomb Squad detectives.
The Investigation is ongoing.
**UPDATE** Details by: D/Sgt Gilroy/Homicide Squad 01/03/22/1130/8812
The above victim has been identified as Salvatore Strano, 54 of Massapequa. He has succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by hospital staff.