Fire Rages at Home on Griffen Court in Miller Place [PHOTOS]

No injuries reported in large house fire in Miller Place.

A fire broke out at a home on Griffen Court in Miller Place Saturday night; there were no injuries.

The Miller Place Fire Department was called to the scene at 7:10 p.m., according to Chief Kyle Markott. Markott was first to respond and said he found heavy flames blowing out of the garage area of the house.

"It was quickly determined that there were no occupants in the house," Markott said. "MPFD Engine 7 put three hose lines into operation to work on the fire and MPFD Ladder 4 was put into operation to contain the fire."

Departments from Sound Beach, Mt. Sinai, Terryville and Rocky Point provided manpower to assist the MPFD. Middle Island Fire Department covered any other calls in Miller Place during the fire.

There was smoke and water damage to the entire house and heavy fire damage to garage area of house, according to Markott. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined and it is currently under investigation by the Brookhaven Fire Marshals office and Suffolk Police Department Arson squad.


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