Fire rips through row of stores in Williston Park

Business owners in Williston Park are vowing to rebuild after a devastating fire. A dozen fire departments and 100 firefighters responded to the fire that

A total of 13 departments responded to the

A total of 13 departments responded to the fire that broke out around 3 a.m. on Willis Avenue.

WILLISTON PARK - Business owners in Williston Park are vowing to rebuild after a devastating fire.

A dozen fire departments and 100 firefighters responded to the fire that broke out around 3 a.m. on Willis Avenue.

While the fire is now under control, cleanup crews are working to remove the debris.

Police say the fire started in a shoe repair shop and then spread to several other stores.  

The blaze quickly spread, engulfing several small businesses including a dry cleaners, a nail salon, a plumbing office, and a popular neighborhood pub.

The Nassau County fire marshal says the fire does not appear to be suspicious, and no one was injured.

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