Man identified in Harrisburg fire that killed one and hospitalized another


HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — One Harrisburg man was pronounced dead and another hospitalized in a fire on the 1400 block of North 15th Street in Uptown Harrisburg Sunday night.

Authorities say 69-year-old Jay Ross was found inside and pronounced dead at the scene by a Dauphin County deputy coroner. A relative was hospitalized for smoke inhalation.

A determination on the cause of the death is pending further investigation.

Harrisburg police and Harrisburg Bureau of Fire also responded to the home and are investigating the incident.

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