House Fire Claims Life Of 84-Year-Old Homeowner


A fatal house fire occurred in the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 27 on Roxton Road in Plainview, claiming the life of the 84-year-old male homeowner.

Second Precinct officers and a fire chief arrived at the residence and attempted to enter, but were overcome with smoke and forced to exit. Seventy-five firefighters from Plainview, Hicksville, Bethpage, Jericho and Syosset fire departments extinguished the fire.

The investigation is ongoing.

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