Lackawanna fire victim identified

LACKAWANNA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A fire in a mobile home park claimed the life of a man in Lackawanna Thursday.

Firefighters rushed to Van Wyck Street off South Park Avenue to see a trailer at Shamrock Mobile Home Park on fire at 11:20 a.m.

Officials say they learned Angelo Rentas, 65, died in the flames, and have yet to release more details about how he died.

An autopsy was scheduled to take place Friday. The fire’s cause is under investigation by officials. 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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