Articles Tagged ‘Fire’

Hundreds of thousands of displaced Long Islanders have the option of voting by affidavit ballot this Election Day following an executive order by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Monday Nov. 5, 2012 to help remedy the effects of Hurricane Sandy on the voting public. (Christopher Twarowski/Long Island Press)

Long Island Elections: Fire, Gas Leaks and Power Outages

Fire. Gas leaks. Spotty electricity. For myriad reasons that were…



Fire in Amityville Shopping Center Takes Hours To Extinguish

A fire at an Amityville shopping center took nearly seven hours to extinguish. Firefighters from seven Long Island fire departments responded to the blaze, which…



Fire Tornado Video: Brazil Fire Tornado Caught on Camera

Tornado? Bad. Fire? Bad. Combine the two? VERY BAD. Watch it on video? PRETTY COOL. Locals in the Brazilian city of Aracatuba witnessed a fire…



Blaze Damages Division Ave H.S. Football Field

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…



Freeport Vehicle Fire Victim ID’d

The victim of a recent homicide whose body was discovered in a burning vehicle behind a temple in Freeport Friday night has been identified as 28-year-old Rahmeil Sutton, of 740 Carter Street, Rochester, New York, according to Nassau County Homicide Squad detectives.

Freeport Police and Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle on fire at the rear of B’nai Israel Temple at 91 North Bayview Avenue Friday evening, say detectives. Officers discovered Sutton’s remains inside the unknown-model Dodge once the blaze was extinguished. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 10 p.m., according to detectives, and transported to the Nassau County Medical Examiners Office.

Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.



Body Found in Freeport Vehicle Fire

An unidentified victim was found dead in a Freeport vehicle fire outside of a Jewish temple on the Friday night that Chanukah started, Nassau police said….