Authorities investigate fatal Long Island fire

January 20, 2011 6:34:07 AM PST
Authorities are investigating a house fire on Long Island that killed a 56-year-old woman.

Suffolk County police say the woman was pronounced dead early Thursday morning inside her Mastic home. The Suffolk County police homicide and arson squad is investigating.

Police say the woman's husband called 911 at 12:30 a.m. to report the fire.

They say the Neptune Avenue house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene.