Lyndonville, NY (October 22, 2019) – An early morning house fire resulted in the death of an 80-year-old woman on Tuesday, October 22nd, according to officials. The fire took place at a home located on Roosevelt Highway in the town of Lyndonville.
Firefighters were dispatched to the scene where the blaze was reported to have started at around 5:00 a.m. Crews arrived to find the home engulfed and the victim deceased.
Authorities stated that extensive damage resulted from the fire and that the elderly woman was the only one inside at the time. Her name has not been released to the public.
Investigators are currently working to determine the cause of the fire.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
Fatal Fires and Explosions in New York
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