Victim identified in Latham house fire

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LATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) — One man is dead following a fire on Grandview Drive in Latham.

Officials have identified the victim as 68-year-old Roger Clemente.

The call came in around 8:30 p.m. and arriving crews had heavy smoke and fire showing from the house.

The Fire Chief said the house had a lot of material inside and it was unclear at first if anybody was in the house when the fire broke out.

Crews found Clemente dead inside following a more extensive search of the house after the fire was out.

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