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Gorham man dies at Strong Hospital after house fire

The Gorham man who was pulled from a burning home earlier this week after it caught fire has died his injuries.

According to the latest update from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office, 68-year-old James Baker, of Gorham, died from his injuries.

Deputies described them as burns and smoke inhalation, which came at the hands of the fire.


Gorham fire rekindles, prompting heavy response as flames overtake home a second time

Firefighters were called back to the scene of a structure fire at a residence on Route 364 in Gorham.

The call back was reported around 11 p.m. after crews had been there during the afternoon hours for a structure fire.

Flames were reportedly visible throughout the structure when firefighters arrived on-scene.

No additional information was immediately available.


One hospitalized after structure fire in Gorham

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on a structure fire in the town of Gorham that happened around 3 p.m. on Monday.

Deputies responded to a residence on State Route 364 a little after 3 p.m. for the report of a structure fire.


A two-story single family residence had become engulfed with thick, black smoke. Deputies said in a news release that one adult male was located inside the home and transported to Strong Memorial Hospital for smoke inhalation.

The fire was reported to have originated in the living room of the home and remains under investigation.

Firefighters from Crystal Beach, Rushville, Middlesex, Hopewell, and Canandaigua assisted at the scene.



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