Hicksville (WALK) - A deli fire that put one person in the hospital is being called suspicious by arson detectives.
First responders rushed to Giovanni's Deli on Bloomingdale Road in Hicksville Road around 5 AM Monday after someone called 911 to report a fire. Firefighters entered the building after witnesses reported that one person might be inside and found a man unconscious in the smoke and flames.
The victim was rushed to the hospital. He is listed in serious but stable condition.
It took 50 firefighters and 7 pieces of firefighting apparatus to extinguish the flames, according to Nassau police.
The Arson Squad is still trying to trace what sparked the blaze.
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