In the early morning hours of November 13, 2023, the Hempstead Fire Department along with mutual aid companies operated at a working fire on Devon Road off Cameron Avenue. Firefighters stretched three handlines and put two into operation for a fire that began in the basement of a 2-1/2 story private dwelling. There were 16 people displaced at the time of the fire — all but one of them were able to make it out safely. The fire is currently under investigation and all fire department units were under the command of Hempstead Chief of Department Joyce.

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