A man was killed in a Greenport house fire Wednesday evening, fire officials said.
The Greenport Fire Department responded to the fire at 630 First Ave. about 6:44 p.m., according to department spokesman Jim Kalin.
Arriving firefighters saw flames shooting out of the roof, windows and front door, he said.
A female resident who was outside in the yard was taken to Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport with unknown injuries, Kalin said. A firefighter was treated for minor injuries.
The unidentified man killed in the fire was found in a front room where the blaze appeared to have started, according to Kalin. The cause is under investigation.
A household pet also died in the fire, Kalin said.