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Deputies ID man killed in Hamlin fire

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We now know the identity of the man killed in a Hamlin fire on Thursday.

Deputies say 63-year-old Richard Haberger died after flames broke out at a home on Walker Lake Ontario Road.

Haberger was found dead after another person inside the home woke up to smoke and popping sounds. That person was able to make it out safely and call 911 at a neighbor’s home.

The house was destroyed in the fire and crews worked to tear down what was left of the home.

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire.

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