Ronkonkoma home gutted by fierce fire

? A Ronkonkoma home was destroyed by flames Thursday night.

Officials say the fire gutted a home on West Drive around 9 p.m.

A woman was inside at the time but was not hurt. Neighbors say they saw the woman trapped in the backyard. She was saved moments before the house collapsed.

Neighbors say the woman who lived in the house had many animals including cats, dogs and a parrot that she carried out while being rescued.

There is still no word on what sparked the fire.

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