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Nassau County PD: Massive Fire at Valley Stream Cleaners Under Investigation

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The Arson Bomb Squad reports the details of a fire which occurred on Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 4:55 am in Valley Stream.

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Update - December 9th, 2013 - The fire has now been deemed an Arson. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this crime should contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.   

Original release below.
 
Valley Stream, NY - December 8th, 2013 - The Arson Bomb Squad reports the details of a fire which occurred on Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 4:55 am in Valley Stream
 
According to detectives, a 911 call was received for  smoke in the vicinity of Merrick Road and Central Avenue. Fourth Precinct Police responded and observed a working fire at Purr-fect Cleaners located at 38 South Central Avenue. The Valley Stream Fire Department also responded with 8 Fire Apparatus and 50 firefighters to extinguish the fire. The Nassau County Fire Marshall was present at scene. No injuries were reported and the origin and cause is under investigation.