Man dies from injuries following house fire in Irondequoit

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IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (WROC) — A man has died from injuries following a weekend fire in Irondequoit, police officials told News 8 Monday.

Crews responded to the home on Willowen Drive in Irondequoit around 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Firefighters said the fire appears to have started in the basement.

According to Irondequoit police, firefighters were called to the home around 6:25 p.m. Sunday. They were told a man inside was unable to evacuate.

Police say Richard Christiano, 36, was found in the kitchen of the home. He was taken to a local hospital, but did not survive.

Another resident was removed from the house, but did not sustain any injuries.

Investigators are working on determining a cause for the fire.

Check back with News 8 WROC as we will continue to update this developing story.

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