Man dies in house fire on Roosevelt Avenue in York city

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YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — According to York County dispatch, a house fire in the city of York has turned deadly as the coroner was called to the scene.

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The fire started just before 10 p.m. on Friday night in the 300 block of Roosevelt Avenue. York City Fire Department was first on the scene. According to the York City Fire Department, a total of four homes were involved.

A report from the coroner’s office said that 70-year-old Anthony Brown died in his home as a result of the fire. The total loss from the fire is over $275,000 for all the homes that were affected. 12 people were displaced by the fire and The Red Cross is helping those residents

The investigation as to what caused the fire is ongoing by the Pennsylvania Fire Marshall, City of York Department of Fire/Rescue, York City Police, and Pennsylvania State Police.

This is a developing story. abc27 will provide updates as they become available.

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