One person has died after a fire broke out at a home in Ithaca, according to the Ithaca Fire Department.
Firefighters responded to 409 E. Buffalo Street around 9:25 p.m. Monday to find heavy smoke and fire coming from a three-story, three-family home, the Ithaca Fire Department said.
Neighbors alerted firefighters to the backside of the building where they indicated a person was living, fire officials said.
Firefighters entered the building and found a victim inside on the first floor. The victim was removed from the home and life-saving measures were attempted, but unsuccessful, according to the Ithaca Fire Department.