- When a fire broke out at an upholstery shop below apartments on Long Island, five Nassau County police officers arrived first
- Even though they had no protective gear, the officers decided to act, risking their own safety for the strangers inside
- The West Hempstead Fire Department and Nassau County Police rescued eight residents
(CNN)Thick smoke was billowing out of the windows of an apartment consumed by flames. Nassau County police Officer Luis Ascencio saw two people trapped at the second floor window, frantically waving for help.
Danger in the line of duty
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