Hempstead fire reaches 5 alarms; more than 30 people displaced

HEMPSTEAD, Long Island (WABC) -- Approximately 36 people have been displaced after five-alarm fire broke out Saturday afternoon in Hempstead.



The fire broke out at an apartment on 36 Cathedral Ave around 3 p.m.

5 people, including 4 firefighters suffered heat-related injuries.

Fire officials are still working to identify the cause of the fire, but do not believe it is suspicious.
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