Woman, Teen Girl Escape Raging Long Island House Fire

A woman and her teenage daughter escaped a Long Island house fire Saturday before it destroyed the family's home, authorities said.

Investigators were still working to determine what caused the fire on 16th Street in West Babylon, according to the Suffolk County Police Department. Authorities responded to the blaze at about 1:30 a.m.

It appears the fire began in the back of the house, police said.

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