Firefighters put out blaze amid propane concerns

Firefighters battled a house fire in West Babylon. Firefighters battled a house fire in West Babylon. (Sept. 28, 2012) Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

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Firefighters battled a fully engulfed house fire in West Babylon late Friday morning amid concerns there were propane tanks at the rear of the home, Suffolk County police said.

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The fire at the two-story, high-ranch home on Fulton Street, near Straight Path, was reported in a 911 call at 11:03 a.m. Officials said it was extinguished by about 1 p.m.

Officials also said firefighters from East Farmingdale, Wyandanch and West Babylon were on the scene. Police said the homeowner had advised rescuers there was no one in the house -- and said there were no reported injuries to residents.

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