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Cops: Suffolk police officer gets smoke inhalation in house fire

Firefighters at the scene of a house fire

Firefighters at the scene of a house fire on Bernstein Boulevard in Center Moriches on Sunday, April 30, 2017. A Suffolk police officer suffered smoke inhalation while trying to search the house for occupants and has been released after treatment, police said Monday. Photo Credit: Thomas J. Lambui

A Suffolk County police officer has been released from a hospital after being treated for smoke inhalation following a fire Sunday in Center Moriches, police said.

The fire in the home on Bernstein Boulevard near Moriches Bypass was reported about 7 p.m., police said.

The officer attempted to get into the house to search for occupants but was driven back by smoke, police said. She was treated at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead, police said. There were no other injuries reported.

Police said the cause of the fire was undetermined and that Arson Squad detectives were investigating.

Photos from the scene show damage to the second floor and roof.

With Patricia Kitchen

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