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Fire consumes, destroys Hauppauge home

Posted: 7:24 AM, Dec 09, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-09 07:24:05-05

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. — A house in Hauppauge was destroyed by a fire early Friday morning, Suffolk County police said.

Homes on Joyce Drive in Hauppauge are pictured. (Google Maps)

Homes on Joyce Drive in Hauppauge are pictured. (Google Maps)

Firefighters arrived on the scene on Joyce Drive and found a house completely engulfed by flames. The house was completely destroyed.

A couple was in the house at the time of the fire, but they were able to escape according to police. They went to the roof and were able to climb down the house without injury.

The fire has been contained and knocked down, police said. Police do not believe the fire was started under suspicious circumstances.