Valley Stream fire fighters battle house fire


Valley Stream firefighters responded to a house fire on Brooklyn Avenue on Feb. 15.

According to First Assistant Chief Jason Croak, the homeowners of the house at 34 Brooklyn Avenue were in the house at the time a fire erupted in their attic, but fled the house without any injuries.

The fire department received a call about a house fire at 34 Brooklyn Avenue at 2:15, and put out the fire within half an hour, Croak said. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

The Valley Stream Fire Department was assisted by the Malverne, Lynbrook, Elmont and Hewlett fire departments.