Man, 69, dies in Greene County house fire

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The man, whose name was withheld pending notification of family members and has only been “tentatively identified” by authorities, is thought to have been the sole occupant of the home at 886 Old Route 23 that burned on Saturday, the Sheriff's Office said in a press release.

The fire was reported by a passerby at 8:58 a.m. Saturday and took about four hours to extinguish due to the cold temperatures, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The man’s body was found inside the structure during the overhaul of the building, according to the release.

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