SYOSSET - Police and firefighters are at the scene of a home explosion in Syosset, where they say a person inside suffered burns.

Officials say the blast happened on Alexander Drive. The occupant is in critical condition, according to authorties.

A family member says the victim works at a guidance counselor at a local school.

Officials from Keyspan say they have turned off gas to the home. Investigators are still trying to determinte the cause of the blast.

Stay with News 12 Long Island for more on this developing story.