Police: 1 killed in house fire in NY’s Southern Tier

November 7, 2018

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (AP) — One person has died in a house fire in New York’s Southern Tier.

The Star-Gazette of Elmira reports the fire broke out in the town of Horseheads Tuesday afternoon, and multiple fire crews were called to the scene.

New York State Police are withholding the identity of the victim pending notification of next of kin.

Troopers haven’t said whether anyone else was inside the home.

State police are continuing to investigate the fire with the assistance of state Fire Prevention and Control.

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