CAIRNBROOK, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a fire that destroyed a western Pennsylvania home over the weekend claimed the life of one person.
Emergency officials in Somerset County said the blaze in Shade Township was reported at 10:30 p.m. Saturday.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Weather: Some Northwestern Pa. Neighborhoods See Snow On Mother's Day
Chief Dave Johnson of the Stoystown fire department told The (Somerset) Daily American that crews arrived to find the home engulfed in flames, and single-digit temperatures hampered efforts to fight the flames.READ MORE: Jason Gagorik Steps In As New Chief Of Whitehall Borough Police Department
The county coroner’s office is trying to identify the person killed. A state police fire marshal is trying to determine the cause of the blaze.MORE NEWS: Man Convicted Of Attempted Kidnapping Of Police Officers In Alleged Ambush Plot
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