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East Sachem High School coach Mark Wojciechowski is (Credit: James Carbone)

East Sachem High School coach Mark Wojciechowski is comforted outside his destroyed home on South Howell Avenue in Farmingville by an unidentified woman after a fire hit his home. (April 18, 2012)

Fire destroys football coach's home

Sachem East High School varsity football coach Mark Wojciechowski's home was gutted in a fire, but his family and his dog got out in time. (April 18, 2012)

The Farmingville Fire Department responds to this house
(Credit: Robert Garofalo)

The Farmingville Fire Department responds to this house fire on South Howell Avenue in Farmingville. (April 18, 2012)

Police and fire officials said no one was
(Credit: Stringer News Service)

Police and fire officials said no one was injured in the blaze on South Howell Avenue in Farmingville. (April 18, 2012)

East Sachem High School coach Mark Wojciechowski's home
(Credit: James Carbone)

East Sachem High School coach Mark Wojciechowski's home on South Howell Avenue in Farmingville was hit by a fire. (April 18, 2012)

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East Sachem High School coach Mark Wojciechowski is
(Credit: James Carbone)

East Sachem High School coach Mark Wojciechowski is comforted outside his destroyed home on South Howell Avenue in Farmingville by an unidentified woman after a fire hit his home. (April 18, 2012)

Tia Wojciechowski, 7, with her mother Mary, outside
(Credit: James Carbone)

Tia Wojciechowski, 7, with her mother Mary, outside her aunt's home in Ronkonkoma. East Sachem High School coach Mark Wojciechowski and his wife credited Tia with saving her family's life after alerting them there was a fire at their home in Farmingville. (April 18, 2012)

Tia Wojciechowski, 7, at her aunt's home in
(Credit: James Carbone)

Tia Wojciechowski, 7, at her aunt's home in Ronkonkoma. She's the daughter of East Sachem High School coach Mark Wojciechowski, who credited her with saving her family's life after alerting them that there was a fire at their Farmingville home. (April 18, 2012)

Hansen award from 1985 won by East Sachem
(Credit: James Carbone)

Hansen award from 1985 won by East Sachem High School coach Mark Wojciechowski, that was recovered from his home on South Howell Avenue in Farmingville after a fire. (April 18, 2012)

East Sachem High School coach Mark Wojciechowski's home
(Credit: James Carbone)

East Sachem High School coach Mark Wojciechowski's home on South Howell Avenue in Farmingville was hit by a fire. (April 18, 2012)

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Tia Wojciechowski, 7, at her aunt's home in
(Credit: James Carbone)

Tia Wojciechowski, 7, at her aunt's home in Ronkonkoma. She's the daughter of East Sachem High School coach Mark Wojciechowski, who credited her with saving her family's life after alerting them that there was a fire at their Farmingville home. (April 18, 2012)

East Sachem High School coach Mark Wojciechowski reacts
(Credit: James Carbone)

East Sachem High School coach Mark Wojciechowski reacts as he looks at his burned home on South Howell Avenue in Farmingville. (April 18, 2012)

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