No one was injured in an East Patchogue house fire on Frost Valley Drive Monday afternoon.
Chief Tony Citarella said that the fire was believed to have started by a wood-burning stove, and none of the residents were home when the fire began at approximately 1:15 p.m.
Damage from the fire was mostly contained to the living room, Citarella said.
The fire was under control by 2 p.m.
Approximately 40 firefighters from the Hagerman, Bellport and North Patchogue departments responded to the scene.