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Deadly Fire In Syracuse

Deadly Fire In Syracuse

 

UPDATE: Syracuse Police have now indentified the the victim of the fire as 54 year old George Reed Junior.

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Syracuse fire investigators are trying to pinpoint the cause of a fire on the city's southwest side that claimed the life of one man.

Th alarm rang at about 12:45 this morning in ana apartment building on West Onondaga Street and tenants were forced out into the cold.

The fire though was confined to one apartment and there was no visible damage to the building outside. When firefighters entered the apartment, they found the body of an adult male inside.

No word on the man's indentity or the cause of death and an autopsy will be conducted.

A Centro bus was called into service this morning to warm up the cold tenants who were outside before they were given the all clear signal to return to their apartments and the Red Cross also assisted at the scene.

 

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