70-year-old man dies following house fire in Hampton Bays
Police say one person has died following a house fire in Hampton Bays.
According to police, they received a report of a possible electrical fire at a home on Rolling Hill Road around 10 p.m. Sunday.
Patrol officers responded and found heavy smoke and fire coming from the residence.
It was learned upon police arrival that a female resident was able to escape the residence, but there was a male subject still inside.
The man, identified as Gregory Konesky, 70, was extricated from the residence and transported to the hospital where he died. The female resident was transported to the hospital as well to be evaluated.
SCPD Arson Squad responded to the scene to assist Southampton Town police detectives and fire marshals with the investigation into the cause of the fire.
Hampton Bays Fire Department, Southampton Village Fire Department, East Quogue Fire Department, Hampton Bays Volunteer Ambulance and Southampton Village Volunteer Ambulance responded to the scene.