Fire burns through Lake Grove home

More than 30 firefighters from five departments responded

More than 30 firefighters from five departments responded a house fire early Tuesday morning on Andorra Lane in Lake Grove, officials said. (July 9, 2013) (Credit: Robert Garofalo)

More than 30 firefighters from five departments battled a fire that gutted a private home in Lake Grove early Tuesday, officials said.

There were no injuries and the cause was under investigation, officials said.

"We got the call just before 4 a.m. and we didn't wrap up until about 7 a.m. or so," Second Assistant Chief Michael Iannuzzi of the Ronkonkoma Fire Department said. He said residents of the two-story home on Andorra Lane had fled through the back door before firefighters arrived.


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Units from fire departments in Nesconset, Lakeland, Holtsville and Centereach also responded to the fire, and Holbrook units were standing by in quarters in case they were needed, Iannuzzi said.

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