Elderly Man Dies in Long Island House Fire: Police - NBC New York

Elderly Man Dies in Long Island House Fire: Police

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    Massive House Fire Kills Elderly Man: Police

    A house fire in Plainview killed an 84-year-old man, police say.

    (Published Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018)

    An elderly man died when his house went up in flames early Sunday, police said. 

    The body of the 84-year-old Plainview homeowner was found by firefighters. His identity wasn't immediately released. 

    Officers and a fire chief tried to enter the home on Roxton Road shortly after 2 a.m., but were overcome with smoke and had to turn back, the Nassau County police said. 

    It took about 75 firefighters and 10 fire trucks to put out the fire. 

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