A baby girl was killed in a Long Island house fire early Wednesday, local authorities said.
The 23-month-old victim was inside the home on Maple Lane in Gordon Heights, Suffolk County, with eight other members of her extended family, when the blaze broke out just after 3 a.m., according to Suffolk County Police.
After the blaze was extinguished, the lifeless tot was discovered inside the home. She was pronounced dead on scene.
A 4-year-old boy, 34-year-old woman, 57-year-old man and a member of the Medford Fire Department were taken to local hospitals for treatment of minor injuries.
The remaining five family members were unharmed, authorities said.
A preliminary investigation indicates the fire was not criminal in nature, police said.