Ronkonkoma home goes up in flames

Just days before Thanksgiving, a Lake Ronkonkoma family finds itself homeless.Nine family members lived at the Willow Place home, but only two were inside at the time of the blaze Tuesday afternoon. Two Suffolk police officers are being praised for saving the two people inside.Officials say they do not yet know what caused the fire, but say wooden shingles beneath a layer of new siding help fuel the blaze.

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