POESTENKILL, N.Y. - The Rensselaer County Sheriff's Office says one person died in a large fire that tore apart a home on Plank Road in the town of Poestenkill late Sunday night.
Crews responded to the fatal fire around 10:10 p.m. Sunday at 116 Plank Road. Inside the home, they found the body of 29-year-old Devin Hover deceased. His parents, John Hover and Georgia Hover, of the home were transported to Albany Medical Center to be treated for smoke inhalation.
Fire Departments from Poestenkill, Wynantskill, Eagle Mills and Mt. View responded.
Investigators from the Rensselaer County Fire Investigation Unit have determined the fire to be accidental. The exact cause is still unknown.
The home has been deemed a total loss.
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