Nassau Police Officers Rescue Family Dog from Roosevelt House Fire

Both officers suffered minor injuries while checking home for occupants; no other injuries were reported.

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Police Officers responding to a Roosevelt house fire were able to save the family dog, Gizmo.

Photo by: Nassau County Police Department

Roosevelt, NY - May 2, 2017 - The Arson Bomb Squad reports the details of a Fire that occurred at 10:35am on Monday, May 01, 2017 in Roosevelt.
According to Detectives, Police Officers responded to a residence on Hudson Avenue for a working house fire. Upon arrival Officers were able to make entry into a rear window of the home to check for occupants.  
All occupants were already out of the house but the Officers were able to save the family dog, Gizmo, as the fire intensified. The Officers both suffered minor lacerations, one on the right leg and one on the left forearm.  No other injuries were reported.
The Roosevelt Fire Department along with the Uniondale and South Hempstead Fire Departments extinguished the fire with six pieces of apparatus and fifty firemen. The fire has been deemed an accidental electrical fire starting in an upstairs back bedroom.  
The investigation is continuing.