NEW CASSEL - ? Officials say a firefighter has been injured while battling a raging house fire in New Cassel.

Fire officials say the blaze began around 2 a.m. in what appears to be a vacant house on Longfellow Road. Fire officials say the house is destroyed and they are looking into the possibility that squatters may have been living in the house.

Firefighters from Westbury, East Meadow, Hicksville and Carle Place were on the scene when the fire started. There is no word yet on what sparked the blaze.