NORTH AMITYVILLE - Officials say a fire has gutted a North Amityville home.

Flames came pouring out of the home on Emerald Lane South just before 11 p.m. last night.

North Amityville firefighters say the fire took about a half an hour to get under control.

According to officials, the flames gutted two rooms and the rest of the house has water damage.

The homeowners appear to have been away during the blaze.