Deadly Glens Falls fire traced to attached garage

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GLENS FALLS – Fire officials say a deadly fire on Horicon Avenue in Glens Falls started in an attached garage. However, the exact cause remains under investigation.

The fire broke out at 24 Horicon Avenue around 6 p.m. Wednesday night.

When the call came in to firefighters, they were told someone was trapped on the second floor.

The Glens Falls Fire Department says they found an 86-year-old woman when they searched the home. They tried to save her, but she was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials have not released her name yet.

A 48-year-old man was transported to a hospital in Syracuse to be treated for burns to his face and hands, and his airway.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, but the fire department says it started in an attached garage where a car was being worked on.