Two SCPD Officers Injured after Entering Burning East Northport Home to Rescue Dog
Local News, Crime
By Long Island News & PR
Published: April 02 2018
Officers observed a dog through a rear window, and entered the burning home through a rear door.
A Pomeranian named Gucci (above) was rescued by Suffolk County Police officers from a burning home in East Northport.
Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department
East Northport, NY - April 2, 2018 - Two Suffolk County Police officers were injured after entering a burning home in East Northport to rescue a dog on Friday, March 30, 2018.
Officers Joseph Barra and Stephen Caratozzolo responded to the home, located on Meadow Rue Lane at approximately 1:45 p.m. As they were circling the fully engulfed house looking for victims, the officers observed a dog through a rear window. The officers entered the burning home through a rear door and rescued the dog.
The dog, a 5 year-old Pomeranian mix named Gucci, is expected to survive.
Arson Section detectives are investigating.