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Fatal fire in Lowville under investigation

Lewis County Sheriff's officials say a fatal fire in Lowville Friday afternoon is under investigation.

Posted: Nov 9, 2019 11:32 AM

Lowville, N.Y. - Lewis County Sheriff's officials say a fatal fire in Lowville Friday afternoon is under investigation.

Sheriff's officials say a Lifenet medical call came into the Lewis County Dispatch around 3:30 Friday afternoon from an apartment on Hemlock Drive.

They say a Lowville police officer arrived to find heavy smoke coming from under the apartment door.

One person died in the fire, along with a dog.

The name of the deceased so far is not being released.

The fire was contained to the one apartment in the two apartment building.

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