On the night of Thursday, May 28th, 2020 the Hempstead Fire Department along with mutual aid companies operated on the scene of a working fire in a vacant, three-story private dwelling on Terrace Avenue off Bedell Street. The residence previously burned a decade ago and was since boarded up. This most recent fire was in the basement with extension to the floors above. Firefighters stretched three hand lines with at least two of those lines put into operation. Among the departments called for mutual aid was Uniondale, Rockville Centre, Baldwin, Roosevelt, Lakeview and Franklin Square and Munson. One firefighter was treated for exhaustion and the cause of the fire is under investigation. The scene was placed under control within one hour and all fire department units were under the command of Hempstead Chief of Department Kyle Boles .
- 118 Terrace [5-28-20]
- 118 Terrace Ave. [5-29-20]