Riverhead (NY) Multi-Family House Fire Kills Five

A fire in a three-family house in Riverhead Tuesday night claimed the lives of five people.

A fire in a three-family house in Riverhead Tuesday night claimed the lives of five people, all from the same family. Five others escaped from the building, but the five victims who died were trapped on the third floor.

ABC 7 reports that the fire was reported by a passerby who called 911 when he noticed smoke from the building. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

For more information visit ABC 7.

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