Centereach house fire erupts after fireworks reportedly thrown into window

Posted: Updated:
CENTEREACH -

A home went up in flames early Saturday morning after reports of fireworks being thrown through the window.

It happened on Arbor Lane in Centereach just after 1 a.m.

Police say two children and one adult were sleeping inside the home, but News 12 is told everyone escaped and there were no injuries. Fire officials say they were also able to save the family cat from the flames.

Neighbors say they were up all night watching what happened.

"It's just unnerving, all of a sudden you have a burnt out house across the street," said John Hurst of Centereach. "Not a good thing but everyone got out safe, that's all that matters."

The Arson Squad is now working to determine if any fireworks were actually shot into the home.

  • Long Island Top StoriesMore>>

  • Police: 3 arrested in murder of Valley Stream man

    Police: 3 arrested in murder of Valley Stream man

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:28 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:28:40 GMT
    Michael Durham, Gil Iphael and Joshua Desrosiers have been charged in the death of a 20 year old Valley Stream man.Michael Durham, Gil Iphael and Joshua Desrosiers have been charged in the death of a 20 year old Valley Stream man.
    Michael Durham, Gil Iphael and Joshua Desrosiers have been charged in the death of a 20 year old Valley Stream man.Michael Durham, Gil Iphael and Joshua Desrosiers have been charged in the death of a 20 year old Valley Stream man.

    Michael Durham, Gil Iphael and Joshua Desrosiers have been charged in the death of a 20 year old Valley Stream man.

    Michael Durham, Gil Iphael and Joshua Desrosiers have been charged in the death of a 20 year old Valley Stream man.

  • Fire reported at Wantagh PAL building

    Fire reported at Wantagh PAL building

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:31:00 GMT
    The fire broke out around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.The fire broke out around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.
    The fire broke out around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.The fire broke out around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

    The fire broke out around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

    The fire broke out around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

  • Report: LIRR 2017 operating expenses surpassed Metro North

    Report: LIRR 2017 operating expenses surpassed Metro North

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:32:57 GMT
    The report says the LIRR’s operating expenses reached nearly $1.5 billion 2017.The report says the LIRR’s operating expenses reached nearly $1.5 billion 2017.
    The report says the LIRR’s operating expenses reached nearly $1.5 billion 2017.The report says the LIRR’s operating expenses reached nearly $1.5 billion 2017.

    The report says the LIRR’s operating expenses reached nearly $1.5 billion 2017.

    The report says the LIRR’s operating expenses reached nearly $1.5 billion 2017.

  • SlideshowsSlideshowsMore>>

  • Musical acts coming this summer to the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City

    Musical acts coming this summer to the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City

    Florida Georgia Line is set to rock Atlantic City on July 13.Florida Georgia Line is set to rock Atlantic City on July 13.

    The Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City has announced that it will be opening its doors to the public on June 28 at the site of the old Trump Taj Mahal.  Throughout the summer and early fall, the Hard Rock will live up to its name with a lineup of some of music's biggest stars.   

    The Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City has announced that it will be opening its doors to the public on June 28 at the site of the old Trump Taj Mahal.  Throughout the summer and early fall, the Hard Rock will live up to its name with a lineup of some of music's biggest stars.   

  • Former first lady Barbara Bush through the years

    Former first lady Barbara Bush through the years

    Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady and mother of a president whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92.Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady and mother of a president whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92.
    Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady and mother of a president whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92.Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady and mother of a president whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92.

    Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady and mother of a president whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92.

    Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady and mother of a president whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92.

  • 2018 Pennysaver Amphitheater at Bald Hill lineup

    2018 Pennysaver Amphitheater at Bald Hill lineup

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-04-17 16:25:59 GMT
    LIT will perform as part of the Loudwire's Gen-X Summer on Thursday, July 26 at 6 p.m. Other performers include Buckcherry, POD and Alien Ant Farm.LIT will perform as part of the Loudwire's Gen-X Summer on Thursday, July 26 at 6 p.m. Other performers include Buckcherry, POD and Alien Ant Farm.

    A look at the performers coming to the Pennysaver Amphitheater at Bald Hill in 2018.

    A look at the performers coming to the Pennysaver Amphitheater at Bald Hill in 2018.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."