Fire rips through Bellmore home

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Officials say flames tore through a home in Bellmore Sunday night.

Fire crews responded to the home on Barbara Boulevard just after 9 p.m.

A total of three different departments responded to the scene.

The fire caused damage to the home, leaving the windows blown out and the house burned and charred.

A neighbor across the street says he and his brother saw the fire and ran inside the burning house to check on the residents.

"It was so fast. The second we got inside, tons of black smoke," says Allen Avgi. "We checked the rooms, didn't see anybody. Got out as quick as we could."

There is no word on what caused the fire, or if anyone was home.

Police say no one was hurt.

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