were on the scene of a house fire overnight that heavily damaged a Brook Path home.
Preliminary reports from the scene indicated the fire was reported about 11 p.m. and brought under control shortly before midnight, with the assistance of 75 firefighters, according to Nassau Police. The house is located on a short side street is about two blocks south of Southern Parkway and just west of the Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway.
Fire commanders on the scene reported seeing flames shooting through the roof of the one-and-a-half story home shortly after arrival. Nassau Police said the fire appeared to start in the basement.
The home was apparently occupied at the time of the fire but all the occupants managed to escape the flames, firefighters said. Two firefighters were reported injured. They were treated at the scene for minor injuries and did not require hospitalization, firefighters said early Wednesday morning.
Plainview firefighters, under the command of , responded in force to the fire. Firefighters from Hicksville, Syosset, Farmingdale and Bethpage also assisted at the scene.
Patch will update this story Wednesday as more information becomes available.