Deputy chief instructor at Nassau Fire Service Academy sustains burns during training exercise

Officials say a combustible liquid ignited during the training exercise.

News 12 Staff

May 9, 2024, 7:15 PM

Updated 19 days ago

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A deputy chief instructor at the Nassau County Fire Service Academy in Old Bethpage was injured in Old Bethpage during a fire training exercise.
Officials say a combustible liquid ignited during the training exercise.
Officials are not releasing the instructor's name, but they say he sustained first-, second- and third-degree burns on his hands, legs and portions of his torso.
He is being treated at the Nassau University Medical Center's burn unit.


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