The Arson Bomb Squad is
investigating a Fire that occurred in Williston Park on Thursday, July 24, 2014
at 2:40 am.
to detectives, Third Precinct Police Officers responded to a working fire at
multiple strip stores located at 615, 617, 619, 621, and 623 (
business/apartment) Willis Avenue. The fire caused extensive damage to the stores
and a partial roof collapse to four stores. An adjoining apartment at one store
was evacuated. East Williston, Albertson, Mineola, Roslyn, Garden City Park,
Westbury, Carle Place, Manhasset, Lakeville, Roslyn, and Port Washington Fire
Departments responded to extinguish the fire. There were 15 fire apparatus and
100 fire personnel at scene. A Nassau County Fire Marshall was also at scene.
There were no injuries reported. The fire is deemed not suspicious at this
time. The investigation is ongoing.