Cops: Body found inside Melville home after fire

The Melville Fire Department assisted by firefighters from The Melville Fire Department assisted by firefighters from Dix Hills, Huntington Manor, East Farmingdale and Plainview, respond to a fatal house fire on New York Avenue near Old East Neck Road in Melville. (Jan. 5, 2014) Photo Credit: Steve Silverman

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The body of an unidentified person was found inside a Melville home Sunday night after firefighters battled a fire that engulfed the two-story structure on New York Avenue, Suffolk police said.

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Melville firefighters responded to the home shortly after receiving a call at 9:42 p.m. reporting the blaze, according to Suffolk police.

Suffolk police did not immediately have information identifying the victim of the fire.

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