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NCPD, 70 Firefighters Respond to Uniondale House Fire

The cause of the fire remains undetermined at this time and continues to be investigated.

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Uniondale, NY - July 9, 2014 - Arson/Bomb Squad detectives report the details of a house fire that occurred on July 8, 2014 at 6:41 pm in Uniondale.
 
According to detectives, while on routine patrol, a First Precinct police officer observed smoke billowing out of the second story of a Union Drive home. After entering the residence, the officer encountered two occupants and assisted them out of the house. After being advised that their father was still inside, the officer reentered the home, located the father in the basement and assisted him outside to safety.
 
The Uniondale Fire Department, with 10 fire trucks and 70 firefighters, responded to the scene and extinguished the fire. During firefighting operations, a Uniondale fireman sustained a broken ankle and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The officer who entered the home was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.
 
The fire, which was not considered suspicious, remains undetermined at this time and continues to be investigated.