LI firefighter dies while battling blaze

September 9, 2009 6:07:45 AM PDT
A firefighter on Long Island has died while battling a blaze. The Huntington Manor Volunteer Fire Department said the firefighter collapsed early Wednesday as he tried to put out a fire at the Uber Cafe bagel shop in Huntington Station.

The department said the firefighter was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name wasn't immediately released.

The cause of death is under investigation.

The blaze was reported at 3 a.m. Wednesday. It was contained about half an hour later.

Suffolk County police also are investigating the fire.

      QUICK HEADLINES | NEW YORK NEWS | GET NEWSLETTERS
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
ABC 7 SOCIAL NETWORKING
Find us on Facebook® | Follow us on Twitter
More social networking
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
MORE FROM ABC 7
Contact Long Island Bureau | Most popular stories | Street-level weather
Mobile Alerts | Report Typos | See News? Tell Eyewitness news
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Load Comments