Message painted on roof in deadly house fire - FOX 35 News Orlando

Message painted on roof in deadly house fire

Posted: Updated:
A body was found in a house in Manorville, Long Island destroyed by fire. A body was found in a house in Manorville, Long Island destroyed by fire.
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A body was found Wednesday inside a large house destroyed by a fire in Manorville, Long Island.

SkyFoxHD was over the charred structure where a message on the roof read, in part: 'We Won't Submit.' The word 'threat' was also scrawled on the roof.

Police officers and volunteer firefighters responded to numerous 911 calls reporting a fire at the home located at 218 Eastport Manor Road at 9:30 a.m.

When officers and firefighters arrived, they found Charles Woolsey outside the residence that was engulfed in flames.

Another person, who was found inside the residence, was pronounced dead at the scene.  A dog was also found dead in the home.

Woolsey, 68, a resident of the home, was transported unconscious to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue for treatment of smoke inhalation.

The name of the victim who died was not released.

It is not clear what sparked the fire.  Arson and homicide investigators were called to the scene.

  • Long Island NewsLong Island NewsMore>>

  • Suspect arrested in 1990s cold-case murders on Long Island

    Suspect arrested in 1990s cold-case murders on Long Island

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:00:17 GMT
    SCPD photoSCPD photo
    Authorities on Long Island have arrested a suspect in two cold case murders dating to the 1990s. John Bittrolff, a married father of two, is the lead suspect in the deaths of two prostitutes whose bodies were found within months of each other in late 1993 and early 1994, authorities said. Police arrested the 48-year-old, who was arraigned at the district court in Central Islip.
    Authorities on Long Island have arrested a suspect in two cold case murders dating to the 1990s. John Bittrolff, a married father of two, is the lead suspect in the deaths of two prostitutes whose bodies were found within months of each other in late 1993 and early 1994, authorities said. Police arrested the 48-year-old, who was arraigned at the district court in Central Islip.
  • Long Island doctor gets 10 years in painkillers probe

    Long Island doctor gets 10 years in painkillers probe

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:23:37 GMT
    A New York physician has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for illegally distributing painkillers. Dr. Leonard Stambler of Baldwin Harbor was convicted in October 2013 of conspiracy and distribution of oxycodone. Authorities have been cracking down on the powerful painkiller following a fatal shooting during a Long Island pharmacy robbery.
    A New York physician has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for illegally distributing painkillers. Dr. Leonard Stambler of Baldwin Harbor was convicted in October 2013 of conspiracy and distribution of oxycodone. Authorities have been cracking down on the powerful painkiller following a fatal shooting during a Long Island pharmacy robbery.
  • Long Island youth charged with assaulting mother

    Long Island youth charged with assaulting mother

    Sunday, July 20 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-07-20 19:02:37 GMT
    An 18-year-old Long Island man has been charged with assaulting his mother in a home where his brother was found dead.
    An 18-year-old Long Island man has been charged with assaulting his mother in a home where his brother was found dead.
Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices