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One civilian dead, two firefighters injured as fire blazes Long Island home

Posted: 5:59 AM, Dec 10, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-10 16:08:28-05

FARMINGVILLE, Long Island — One civilian is dead and two firefighters were injured after a fire blazed a home on Long Island, fire officials said Monday.

Fire officials responded to a call at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday at 30 Elder Avenue, a home in Farmingville.

Officials say a male resident from the home was pronounced dead at the scene by a medical examiner. The victim's name is being withheld pending identification.

Arson detectives believe the cause of the fire is non-criminal.

Two firefighters injured in the blaze were taken to a hospital and treated for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.