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Multiple people killed in Garden City house fire

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Multiple people died in a house fire on Long Island early Thursday, and when combined with a massive 10-alarm fire at a commercial waste facility in Westbury, all 71 of Nassau County's fire departments were dispatched at the same time.

Video Transcript

SHIRLEEN ALLICOT: I'm Shirleen Allicot.

DAVID NOVARRO: I'm David Novarro.

Well, we begin with breaking news. Multiple people are dead after a house fire in Nassau County. Fire crews called to the home on Washington Avenue in Garden City around 6:00 AM.

NewsCopter 7 was over the scene as smoke poured from the top levels of this house. A police officer suffered smoke inhalation. Two firefighters were also injured at the scene. They refused medical attention.

The identities of the victims have not been released at this time. No word yet on what sparked the flames. Now to Long Island--