Electricity eyed as cause of Fire Island blaze

Investigators told Newsday that they are now probing electricity as the possible cause of a fire in Cherry Grove on Fire Island. Officials say that

The blaze leveled the apartment building, two homes and the Grove Hotel.

The blaze leveled the apartment building, two homes and the Grove Hotel. (3/30/15)

WOODBURY - Investigators told Newsday that they are now probing electricity as the possible cause of a fire in Cherry Grove on Fire Island.

Officials say that electricity was turned on inside the Holly House when the fire broke out Friday morning.

The blaze leveled the apartment building, two homes and the Grove Hotel.

Two firefighters were injured.

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