Fire marshal: Cedarhurst fire may be linked to lithium-ion batteries

Close to 80 firefighters from a neighboring departments battled the intensive smoke and flames.

Carmen Grant

Nov 14, 2023, 2:13 AM

Updated 151 days ago

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A New York state fire marshal tells News 12 a fire that broke out at 437 Arbuckle Ave. in Cedarhurst may be linked to lithium-ion batteries.
Close to 80 firefighters from a neighboring departments battled the intensive smoke and flames.
"Upon arrival, we found a fully involved garage fire with extension to the two-story private dwelling," says Chief Michael Beilinson, of the Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department.
Officials say the family was not home when the fire broke out.
Authorities say no one was injured at the scene.


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