In Camillus, a devastating house fire early Tuesday morning resulted in the death of at least one person, with another currently in critical condition in the hospital. The fire, which broke out around 4 a.m. near West Genesee Street, was swiftly extinguished by emergency crews. Despite their efforts, they were unable to save at least one individual inside the house.
The identity of the deceased is still unknown, as efforts are ongoing to inform their family. The person hospitalized is fighting for their life, according to first responders.
Multiple fire departments and police units responded to the emergency, highlighting the seriousness of the situation. Currently, county fire investigators are examining the scene to determine the cause of the fire.
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