Volunteer Fire Department Member Dies in Coxsackie Fire

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A Life Member of the DM Hamilton Volunteer Fire Department has died in a fire at his Coxsackie home.

Coxsackie Mayor Mark Evans confirming on the Village Facebook page that a man perished in the fire that broke out Saturday night at 53 Washington Avenue.

Sources identify the man as 74-year-old Larry Connolly.

Connolly's wife was pulled from the home and treated for smoke inhalation.

Multiple agencies responded and firefighters were at the scene until 3 Sunday morning.

The home is considered a total loss.

Cause of the fire is under investigation.

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