Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that his office is investigating a fatal fire, which occurred on County Route 69 in the town of Howard.
Firefighters from Howard, Avoca, Bath, Canisteo, Kanona and Wallace all responded to the scene at 7279 County Route 69.
The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Investigation team responded with officials from Emergency Management.
Deputies say 84-year-old Stephen Ohradzanski died in the home. An autopsy is being conducted, according to officials, who say the cause of the blaze remains under investigation.