- Associated Press - Sunday, December 14, 2014

NORTH AMITYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - A fire at a Long Island motel has left a 56-year-old man dead.

Suffolk County police say a call about a fire at the Sayonara Motel on Broadway in North Amityville came in around 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

Authorities say the blaze started in a room on the second floor. A man in another room on that floor was overcome and taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The man was identified as Kevin Furey.

Police are investigating the fire’s cause, and say it does not appear to be criminal.



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