A mall at 168 Center Lane in Levittown suffered heavy smoke damage as a result of a fire in the early morning hours of Thursday.
According to the Levittown Fire Department, they responded to a report of smoke coming from Fred's Deli in the shopping center at 4:08 a.m..
Arriving units found a heavy smoke condition coming from the strip mall and a fire was found in the basement.
Firefighters stretched a hose line to the basement door in the rear of the stores and made entry into the basement. The smoky fire was extinguished and the shopping center was ventilated of the smoke. No injuries were reported, but the entire mall suffered heavy smoke damage.
The Wantagh, East Meadow and North Bellmore Fire Departments were called to the scene and the Hicksville, North Massapequa
and Bethpage Fire Departments stood by in Levittown's Station #1 for any additional alarms.
The Nassau County Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.
Photos by Kevin Imm