One dead in Guilderland fire

GUILDERLAND — One person was killed in an afternoon house fire on Church Road Tuesday, fire officials said.

Westmere Fire Chief Henry Smith said that a victim was pulled from the home, located at 490 Church Road, shortly after firefighters arrived but died from injuries.

Officials did not release the victim’s identity but a neighbor told the Times Union that a man of about 90 years lives in the home.

As of 2:44 p.m. Church Road remained closed as firefighters continued to battle the fire.



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Courier News Staff

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