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Man Killed in East Farmingdale Fire

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The fire sparked in a building on Melville Road on Wednesday, February 26.

East Farmingdale, NY - February 27, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad and Arson Section detectives are investigating a fire that killed a man in East Farmingdale this afternoon.
 
Police officers and firefighters responded to 1215 Melville Road after a passing motorist called 911 to report smoke and fire coming from the home at 3:18 p.m.  Firefighters were able to enter the home and remove a male occupant.  The man was transported to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow where he was pronounced dead.  The man was the only person in the home at the time of the fire.
 
The man’s identity will be determined following an autopsy from the Nassau County’s Medical Examiner’s Office.  Arson Section detectives are continuing their investigation to the cause of the fire.
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