Nassau County Police said the fire started around 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29 in a detached garage at a residence at 96 Albemarle Ave. in Hempstead.

Hempstead Fire Station responded and extinguished the blaze.

A man was located at the scene and pronounced dead, police said.

Neither his age nor his identity was immediately released.

Homicide and Arson/Bomb Squad detectives responded to the location.

Investigation is ongoing.

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