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Suspicious Fire Reported Near Tackapausha Pond

A storage building sustained substantial damage, but nobody was hurt, cops said.

Photo Credit: NCPD.
Photo Credit: NCPD.
Nassau County Police are investigating a suspicious fire that broke out at a storage building next to Tackapausha Pond Sunday.

According to cops, at 6:55 p.m., calls came in reporting the fire. The building, which is located on Merrick Road, sustained substantial damage before the blaze was extinguished by the Seaford Fire Department. Nobody was injured.

The fire, which was deemed suspicious, is still being investigated, police said. 

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this Fire to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Lorraine DeVita November 04, 2013 at 07:54 AM
Didn't the Seaford FD also respond to a fire in the northern part of Tackapausha off of Lakeview Ave. in the Manor area last week. also? If so that would make two fires within a week at the Preserve. More importantly I would personally like to thank EVERY member of the Seaford FD for their outstanding dedication and service to our community. These volunteers are hardworking dedicated individuals that keep this community together, from quickly responding to medical 911 calls, to fires, to all their Sandy relief efforts The Seaford Fire Department volunteers should be recognized for their extraordinary contributions to this community. THANK YOU & your families for your service to this community. Lorraine DeVita
carol pascale November 04, 2013 at 07:57 AM
I loved that little building.It was where the parks guy played records while we ice skated. Sadly,it never freezes,there are no records and now no roof either

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