Second person dies after Clarence Center fire


CLARENCE CENTER, N.Y. (WIVB) – A second person has died from a fire on Goodrich Road in Clarence Center Sunday night.

Flames broke out shortly before 9 p.m. and firefighters found two victims unconscious in a second floor apartment. Charles Deppa, 45, was pronounced dead at the scene. Denise Hackrott, 51, was taken to ECMC, where she succumbed to her injuries on Monday.

Fire investigators say the blaze was accidental and caused by an unattended stove. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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