Benjamin Carroll

Fire Inside Long Island Garage Kills 1: Officials

A house fire on Long Island has killed a person late Tuesday, authorities said.

The blaze broke out at around 9:45 p.m. inside a garage of a home on Martin Street in Massapequa, police said.

The victim was identified at 62-year-old Iletan Alexandre.

Video from the scene shows firefighters working to put out the blaze in the smoke-filled garage.

There is no word on what may have sparked the blaze. The investigation is ongoing.

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