ELMIRA – On Sunday, Elmira Fire Department and Elmira Police Department were dispatched to 763 East Washington Ave in the City of Elmira for the report of a fire at that residence.
When emergency personnel arrived, they discovered that the residence was fully engulfed and learned that there was still a subject inside the home. Emergency personnel were able to quickly secure the scene and address the burning building. Once the fire was extinguished and the building was safe for emergency personnel to enter, it was discovered that there was a deceased male inside the building.
The investigation into the cause of the fire is still on going, however according to police there is no evidence of foul play at this time. The Elmira Police Department asks that if you have any information on this incident please call 607-737-5626.