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Commack house fire kills dog, Suffolk police say

Firefighters put down hot spots in a Commack

Firefighters put down hot spots in a Commack house after a blaze heavily damaged it and killed a dog late Friday, March 3, 2017. The Commack Fire Department fought the blaze, Suffolk County police said. Credit: Joseph C. Sperber

A fire late Friday ruined a home and killed a dog in Commack, Suffolk County police said.

Police received a call about a house on Dryden Way that was in flames about 9 p.m. Friday, a police spokeswoman said. The Commack Fire Department responded and extinguished the blaze.

None of the home’s occupants was injured, although their dog was killed, the spokeswoman said. A firefighter was also taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The Suffolk County police arson squad is investigating.

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