Firefighters put out weekend blaze in Halesite
About 50 firefighters doused a blaze at a Halesite home on Saturday morning. There were no injuries.
Under the command of Halesite Fire Department Chief Dan McConnell, firefighters from Huntington, Centerport and Cold Spring Harbor fire departments responded to the scene on East Neck Road. Volunteers from the Halesite Fire Department responded to reports of a house fire at about 10 a.m., according to Steve Silverman, a spokesman for the Town of Huntington Fire Chiefs Council.
The firefighters began an aggressive interior attack through the front door and up a spiral staircase to the second floor. They were able to confine the fire to the attic and rear of the home. The remainder of the home sustained smoke and water damage, Silverman said.
The Halesite Fire Department was on the scene with two engines, a ladder truck and ambulance. Huntington Manor Fire Department was on standby at Halesite’s fire department.
Firefighters had the blaze under control in just over an hour, Silverman said.
The Suffolk County Police Arson Squad and the Huntington Town fire marshal are investigating the case.