New Year's Eve blaze kills North Babylon man, 62

Long Island news from Eyewitness News

January 1, 2013 7:41:36 AM PST
Fire investigators on New York's Long Island are looking for the cause of a New Year's Eve house fire that killed a 61-year-old man.

The Suffolk County Police Department says homicide and arson detectives are investigating the fire. It broke out around 10 p.m. Monday on Peacock Lane in North Babylon.

Authorities say a neighbor called 911 to report the fire. Firefighters extinguished the blaze and found the body of the homeowner, Raymond Frank, inside near the front door.

Frank's body has been sent to the medical examiner.

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