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New Hartford woman killed in Arbor Drive fire identified

The woman lived there with her brother, who returned home to find it on fire.

Posted: Jan 31, 2019 4:17 PM
Updated: Jan 31, 2019 5:32 PM

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. -- Police have identified the woman found dead following a fire in New Hartford.

Ann Dunham, 72, was found in the front of the home on Arbor Drive.

She lived there with her brother, who returned home to find it on fire.

New Hartford’s fire chief says firefighters crawled through the home as flames rolled over their heads trying to rescue her.

A dog also died in the fire.

A New Hartford firefighter was taken to the hospital for a minor injury, and released Wednesday night.

There is no word yet on a cause, but the chief says it appears accidental in nature.

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