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Blaze Damages Division Ave H.S. Football Field

Destroys more than $100,000 of equipment, facilities


A suspicious fire on Sunday afternoon caused more than $100,000 in damages to the football field facilities of Division Avenue High School in Levittown, Nassau Police said.

FireAccording to Arson/Bomb Squad detectives, the Levittown Fire Department responded Sunday at 2:50 p.m. with five trucks and 50 firefighters to a 911 call for smoke in the vicinity of the concession stand at Division Avenue High School’s football field.

The blaze, deemed suspicious, caused “extensive damage” estimated at more than $100,000, say investigators, to the bleachers, gym equipment, rubberized track and concession stand. There were no reported injuries. The football field and school were unoccupied at the time of the inferno.  


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An investigation by the Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office, Arson/Bomb Squad and Eighth Squad is ongoing.

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