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Woman Rescued From Roosevelt House Fire


For one Roosevelt woman, things almost went up in smoke.

Firefighters and Nassau police responded to a fire at her home 3:25 p.m. on Saturday an upon arrival, they discovered smoke pouring out of it. After a neighbor told the officers a resident was inside, they broke into the house through the front door into the thick, heavy black smoke. Lying on the kitchen floor was an unconscious 64-year-old woman.

The officers removed her from the house, gave her oxygen and had her taken to Nassau University Medical Center where she was admitted in stable condition.


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The Roosevelt Fire Department extinguished the fire. The inferno has been deemed accidental, and none of the rescue workers were harmed during the rescue.

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