Cops seek help in probe of Sweet Hollow Hall arson

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Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and arson detectives are seeking information on a fire that police say was intentionally set and that "completely destroyed" Sweet Hollow Hall in Huntington last week.

The fire, set Dec. 10 at about 1:25 a.m., destroyed the West Hills County Park building which was used as a meeting hall and for community events, Suffolk County police said.

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In addition to serving as headquarters for the Senior Pops Orchestra of Long Island, the space was also used by church groups and an environmental nonprofit that conducted nature classes, said a spokeswoman for the Suffolk Parks Department.

Between them, Crime Stoppers and the county arson task force are offering up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information can anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS or the arson task force at 631-654-1211.

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