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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Timothy Bolger is the Editor in Chief of the Long Island Press who’s been working to uncover unreported stories since shortly after it launched in 2003. When he’s not editing, getting hassled by The Man or fielding cold calls to the newsroom, he covers crime, general interest and political news in addition to reporting longer, sometimes investigative features. He won’t be happy until everyone is as pissed off as he is about how screwed up Lawn Guyland is.