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Arson/Bomb Squad Detectives Investigate Oyster Bay House Fire

The historic Mill Pond House caught fire on Friday, March 22, around 9:25 PM.

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Oyster Bay, NY - March 23, 2014 - Arson/Bomb Squad detectives are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred on March 22, 2014 at 9:25 pm in Oyster Bay.
 
According to detectives, the Oyster Bay Fire Department, with the assistance of the Atlantic Steamer, Locust Valley and Bayville Fire Departments, responded to 1065 W. Shore Road, a historical house (Mill Pond House) owned by the Town of Oyster Bay, for a house fire. 100 firefighters with 15 pieces of fire apparatus battled the blaze and successfully extinguished the fire that destroyed the vacant home.
 
A preliminary investigation by the Fire Marshall and Arson/Bomb squad detectives deemed the fire to be suspicious and request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.