Family, neighbor escape massive fire that damaged 2 homes in Massapequa
A family of five and their neighbor escaped a massive fire that tore through their homes in Massapequa.
News 12 was told the blaze erupted shortly after 3 a.m. at the family's house on Baltimore Avenue. The fire was concentrated in the garage area of the house before it spread to the house next door.
The family of five escaped the fire without injury.
Their neighbor says he was asleep when police banged on his door to tell him to get out. The fire burned a huge hole in the wall of his bedroom.
The neighbor says he was also able to save his dog and cat from the fire.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation.