At least 25 cars damaged in parking lot fire on Long Island

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020
At least 25 cars damaged by fire in Melville
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At least 25 cars were damaged by a fire in a parking lot in Melville.

MELVILLE, Long Island (WABC) -- At least 25 cars were damaged by a fire in Melville.

Firefighters used foam and water to put out the flames at the parking lot behind the Hilton Long Island/Huntington on Broadhollow Road.

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Officials say a vehicle was being stored in the lot when it caught fire and spread to over two dozen other cars. The fire broke out shortly before 3 p.m. and was put out a few hours later.

The cause of the fire is not believed to be criminal, and the investigation is ongoing.

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No injuries were reported.


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