Greene County man dies in house fire

October 22, 2017 06:24 PM

CATSKILL – A Greene County man died after it appears he lit his own house on fire.

Greene County authorities say fire crews were called to the area of Cairo Junction Road around 3 a.m. Sunday. That's where they say a man in his 70's likely lit his home on fire, and died inside. His identity is not being released at this time.

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The house is a complete loss. Authorities say a firefighter broke his ankle while working to put the fire out.

The investigation is ongoing.


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