7 animals killed in house fire on Long Island

Saturday, November 26, 2022
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HICKSVILLE, Long Island -- Seven animals were killed in a house fire on Long Island.

The fire started at the home on Gardner Avenue in Hicksville at 11:30 a.m. Friday.

When firefighters arrived, they deemed the home unoccupied and worked to extinguish the flames.

One dog and six cats died in the fire.

A firefighter from Jericho sustained a laceration to his hand and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but it is not considered suspicious at this time.

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