Miller Place Man Killed in House Fire

A 70-year-old Miller Place man was killed in a house fire Thursday night, Suffolk County police said.

Members of the Miller Place Fire Department responded to the blaze on Parkside Avenue just before midnight and found the 70-year-old man inside the home, police said.

He was transported to John T. Mather memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The man’s identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Firefighters from Rocky Point, Sound Beach, Mount Sinai and Middle Island assisted in putting out the fire, police said.

After a preliminary investigation, detectives believe the fire is non-criminal, police said.