A detached garage on Marcy Avenue was fully engulfed by flames Sunday evening.

Fire consumed a detached garage at a house on Marcy Avenue yesterday evening.

Riverhead Fire Department was called to the scene of a working fire on Marcy Avenue shortly before 5 p.m. They found a detached frame garage almost fully engulfed in flames, according to reports.

The fire did some damage to a garage on an adjoining property on Sweezy Avenue, according to reports.

“The cause of the fire was not readily apparent,” Riverhead Town Fire Marshal Craig Zitek said this morning. “We are investigating.”

Flanders Fire Department assisted at the scene and Jamesport Fire Department covered Riverhead’s headquarters.

One person was transported from the scene by Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps to Peconic Bay Medical Center. No further information was made available.

A spokesperson for Riverhead Fire Department could not immediately be reached for comment.

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