One person was killed in a fire early Monday in Freeport, and detectives are investigating whether the fire was set intentionally, officials said.
The fire, at 117 Craig Ave., started around 6 a.m., Nassau County Police said.
A witness said a volunteer firefighter told him the victim was a woman.
"It's horrible, it's terrible," said the witness, Paul Martin, who did not know the family. "This is really a big surprise to the neighborhood and it's really a true tragedy."
By NBC 4 New York