MACHIAS, N.Y. (WIVB) — New York State Troopers Friday identified the victim of a deadly house fire in Machias Thursday.
Police say they found Irene Janicki, an 87-year-old Machias resident, who died outside the house near the door. A medical exam determined that her cause of death was determined to be congestive heart failure with thermal injuries.
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Firefighters and police responded to Potter Road just before 12:00 p.m. Thursday.