About a dozen residents were displaced Friday night after a commercial building with four apartments on the second floor caught fire in Mineola as temperatures dipped below freezing, a fire official said.
No one was injured in the 6 p.m. blaze, said Nassau County Chief Fire Marshal Michael Uttaro and Nassau County police.
Mineola firefighters responded to the fire at the building, which has first-floor stores, on Second Street near Senate Street, Uttaro said. A total of 125 firefighters from 22 fire departments eventually came to the scene, he said.
The Red Cross also responded to assist with displaced residents., police said in a statement.
The fire was under investigation, Uttaro said.