Former firefighter killed in Oneonta fire

According to Allotsego.com a former Oneonta firefighter is dead after a fire early Saturday morning.

Posted: Dec 29, 2018 9:42 PM
Updated: Dec 29, 2018 9:52 PM

ONEONTA- According to Allotsego.com a former Oneonta firefighter is dead after a fire early Saturday morning.

The mayor confirmed John Heller was killed in the fire that happened at 5 Walling Ave. at 4 a.m. on Saturday. Allotsego.com says there were four children in the home at the time who made it out safely.

The Red Cross is assisting two adults and four children, ages two through nine. They're providing them with clothing, food, emotional support and comfort kits.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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