NISKAYUNA, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A fire in Niskayuna is under investigation. The local police department confirmed that one person died in the fire.
Several crews responded to the house fire on Gasner Ave at 6:45 a.m. News10 was on the scene for part of their investigation, firefighters were covering up the scene with tarp. The Niskayuna Fire Chief was unable to confirm if there were any injuries as of 11:30 a.m.
“Upon our arrival the house was fully involved, very significant damage to the house, the cause of the fire is currently under investigation,” Chief David Kingsland said.
On Friday afternoon, Lt. Joseph Twitty released a statement from the Niskayuna Police Department confirming that “a death occurred as a result of the fire.” The announcement said that police couldn’t provide information about either the cause of death or cause of fire.