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Smoking blamed in deadly Clifton Park fire

November 13, 2017 12:41 PM

CLIFTON PARK - Investigators have now identified the victim in Friday's deadly Clifton Park fire.

They say 41-year-old Jason Powers was killed at his home at 2 Merion Avenue Friday evening. An autopsy shows he died of smoke inhalation.

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Powers' mom also lives in the home, but wasn't home at the time.

The fire is being called an accident and investigators say it was smoking related.

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