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Wyandanch Vacant House Fire Kills 1

A person was found dead following an abandoned house fire in Wyandanch early Saturday morning.

Suffolk County police said officers and firefighters responded to a 911 call reporting a fire at a boarded up house on Irving Avenue at 2 a.m.

Wyandanch Fire Department firefighters extinguished the flames and the body of a person was found inside the residence.

The body was taken to the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s office to determine the identity and cause of death.

Homicide Squad and Arson Section detectives are continuing the investigation but have preliminarily determined the cause of the fire to be non-criminal.

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