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Residents escape fire; firefighter injured

The West Sayville Fire Department responded to a

The West Sayville Fire Department responded to a house fire at the corner of Cloverdale Drive and Sycamore Avenue in Oakdale. They were assisted at the scene by the Sayville, Bohemia, East Islip and Bayport fire departments as well as Sayville Community Ambulance. (March 19, 2013) Photo Credit: Robert Garofalo

Two residents escaped a fire Tuesday night that caused significant damage to a house in Oakdale, Suffolk County police said. A firefighter was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The fire at the home at the corner of Cloverdale Drive and Sycamore Avenue was reported at 9:12 p.m., police said.

Police did not identify the residents, but said they were not injured in the blaze.

Firefighters from Sayville, Bohemia, East Islip and Bayport battled the fire. A crew from Sayville Community Ambulance also was on the scene.

Police said the cause of the fire was ruled accidental, but did not identify that cause.

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