By CBSNewYork Team

LAWRENCE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Two firefighters were injured battling a blaze in Nassau County.

Police said the flames broke out around 12:30 a.m. at a synagogue inside a home on Seagirt Avenue in Lawrence, near the Queens border.

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Dozens of firefighters responded to the scene, including members of the FDNY.


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The two firefighters were injured after the roof of the home collapsed.

Officials say the Torah and other religious items inside were saved.

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There’s no word on what caused the fire.

CBSNewYork Team