A house fire on Bayview Avenue reported at about 1:30 a.m....

A house fire on Bayview Avenue reported at about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday took about two hours to bring under control with assistance from firefighters from North Amityville, Copiague, Amityville, North Lindenhurst, Lindenhurst, East Farmingdale, Massapequa, Farmingdale and South Farmingdale. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Credit: Paul Mazza

Firefighters from seven South Shore departments battled a basement fire that destroyed a home early Tuesday in North Amityville, Suffolk fire officials said.

The fire, at a home on Bayview Avenue, just north of Sunrise Highway, was reported in a 911 call at 1:29 a.m. Officials said initial reports from the scene were that the fire originated in the basement. It was declared under control at 3:24 a.m.

There were no reported injuries, and the Red Cross responded to help find housing for the displaced residents.

North Amityville was the lead fire department on the scene, assisted by firefighters and equipment from Copiague, Lindenhurst, North Lindenhurst, East Farmingdale, South Farmingdale and Massapequa, officials said.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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