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Long Island’s Historic Tesla Science Center Ravaged by Fire


Nov 22, 2023

On Tuesday, a fire broke out at the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe in Shoreham, NY. The call came in at 4:49 p.m. regarding a fire at a building at the intersection of Robinson and Tesla Street in East Shoreham. Police were unable to confirm any additional information at that time.

The Tesla Science Center holds significant historical value as it is the site of scientist Nikola Tesla’s last remaining laboratory. Residents expressed sadness at the blaze and the devastating impact it could have on the historical site. Tracey Farrell commented on the fire, expressing her sorrow for the loss and the historical significance of the center.

The Shoreham Fire Co. #3 confirmed the fire, but the extent of the damage had not yet been determined. Firefighters from nearby departments quickly responded to the scene, and the situation was still developing at the time of reporting.

As more details become available, this is a developing story and updates will be provided. Check back for more information on the situation.

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