Two Injured in Cold Spring Road Fire

Eight departments responded to fire in Syosset Tuesday morning.

Eight local fire departments battled a Cold Spring Road house fire in Syosset early Tuesday morning, according to fire officials.

Syosset Fire Department arrived on the scene after a call at about 6:35 a.m. Tuesday, according to Fire Chief Robert Kaplan, who said two floors of the home were heavily involved. The fire, which reportedly began on the first floor of the home, took about an hour to control and an additional two hours to overhaul items from the house, said Kaplan.

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Syosset enlisted the aid of Oyster Bay, Jericho, Plainview, Hicksville, East Norwich, Bayville, and Locust Valley Fire Departments, as well as the Nassau County Ambulance Bureau. Household items and furniture had blocked the front entrance of the home, said officials.

A firefighter and one of the homeowners sustained minor injuries in the blaze, according to Kaplan.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Nassau County Fire Marshal.

l hilden February 05, 2013 at 07:32 PM
God bless our volunteer firefighters... Rarely do they get the appreciation they deserve!!!
Christopher DiFilippo February 07, 2013 at 12:25 PM
Greetings, It is indeed a miracle that no loss of life or serious injury resulted from this tragic incident. St. Edwards the Confessor Church is accepting donations of any amount to assist the family in their time of need.. The request at this time is for Gift cards for clothing or prepaid debit cards. Anyone wishing to help out can drop off the gift card to the Rectory office at the Church on Jackson Ave in Syosset. Concurrently the Knights of Columbus Gorman Council of Syosset is working to communicate the need to our community and fellow Knights. Special thanks goes out to the Syosset Fire Department and the other local Fire Departments in assisting and putting out the fire and controlled it from spreading to other homes


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