1 dead, 1 critical following LI house fire: police

Kimberly Dole
November 12, 2019 - 6:57 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Police say one person is dead and another is in critical condition following a house fire on Long Island.

Fire officials were called to a house fire that occurred on Monday, November 11, at 1:58 p.m. in Bayville.

Nassau County police say the house located at Bayville Park Boulevard and Ash Court was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene.

At the time of the fire there were two occupants inside.

Police say a woman in the house was pronounced dead at the scene and one adult male, suffering from serious injuries was transported to Nassau University Medical Center for treatment. He is in critical condition.

According to News 12, the residents of the house were an elderly couple who depended on wheelchairs.

Three firefighters also suffered minor injuries and were taken to the hospital. 

Police did not say what caused the fire.

The investigation is ongoing.

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