Officials: Port Washington house explosion appears to be intentionally set

Port Washington house explosion

Photos from Chopper 12 over aftermath of house explosion and fire in Port Washington. (Credit: Chopper 12)

Port Washington fire officials say that the fatal fire that sparked a house explosion Tuesday night appears to have been set intentionally.

Police say a female resident at 10 Prospect Ave. made a 911 call to report a domestic dispute at around 8:15 p.m. Tuesday. Police officers smelled an odor of gas at the scene prior to a large explosion.

It took more than 20 departments to get the...

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