One Person Dead After Wednesday Afternoon Fire on Elmer Ave in Schenectady

Photo: WNYT

Photo: WNYT

Schenectady firefighters say one person has died after a fire broke out on Elmer Avenue Wednesday afternoon.

Fire officials say it started in the attic of the home and that's where the person was found.

Firefighters say they heard explosions in the building when they arrived to fight the fire at 203 Elmer Avenue and several people were able to escape the flames.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Photo: WNYT

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