Late on the morning of December 23, 2023, the Hicksville Fire Department, along with mutual aid companies, operated on the scene of a working fire on Jerusalem Avenue off West Cherry Street. Firefighters put at least two handlines into operation for a fire in the basement of a 2-1/2 story, peaked roof, private dwelling. The fire managed to extend to the floors above; however, firefighters had the fire quickly extinguished. The cause of the fire was under investigation and there were no reported injuries.

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