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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.  


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

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