Arson Squad and Crime Scene detectives are investigating a fire that killed a man in Brentwood on Wednesday morning, Suffolk County police and fire officials said.
Officials said the fire that destroyed the home on Fairdale Drive, near Wicks Road, was reported at 6:45 a.m.
"When the first officer arrived, the house was fully engulfed in flames," Suffolk County police said in a news release. "Members from the Brentwood Fire Department entered the home and found a man and a dog dead in a rear bedroom."
The cause of the fire remains under investigation, and the Suffolk County medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to confirm the victim's identity, officials said.