NCPD & Local Fire Departments Rescue Over a Dozen in Mineola Building Collapse
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By Long Island News & PR
Published: October 17 2014
The Public Information Office reports the details of two male victims being injured in an incident that occurred in Mineola on October 17, 2014 at 10:00 am.
Mineola, NY - October 17th, 2014 - The Public Information Office reports the details of two male victims being injured in an incident that occurred in Mineola on October 17, 2014 at 10:00 am.
According to police, Third Precinct Police Officers responded to 101 County Seat Drive in Mineola for a partial ceiling collapse.The building was being prepared for asbestos abatement by workers of PAL Environmental Services. When police arrived they confirmed that 19 workers had been in the building at the time of the collapse. 17 were not injured and two male workers 22 and 46 years of age sustained non-life threatening injuries. The two victims were decontaminated for asbestos exposure as a precaution and then transported by a Nassau County Police Ambulance to a nearby local hospital for treatment.
Nassau County Third Precinct Police were assisted by the Nassau County Police Emergency Services Unit, Garden City Police and Fire Departments, Nassau County Fire Marshall, New York State Court Officers, Westbury, Carle Place, Garden City Park, Mineola Fire Departments.