WENY News - Victim identified in fatal Horseheads fire

Victim identified in fatal Horseheads fire

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UPDATE (11/08/18) New York State Police have identified the victim of the fatal Horseheads fire as 58-year-old Arun Gadhoke. 

According to the Arnot Odgen Medical Center, Gadhoke was an electrophysiologist at the hospital until 2008. 

No cause of death has been released yet and the fire is still under investigation. 

UPDATE: 9:10 p.m. -- New York State Police confirm one person was found dead inside the home late Tuesday afternoon. State Police along with Chemung County Fire Emergency Management are investigating the cause.

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- Multiple crews have responded to a fire off of East Franklin Street in Horseheads.

According to initial scanner reports, there may be a person or people trapped inside. WENY's on-scene reporter is working to confirm this information.

This is a developing story. We will provide updates as we get them. 

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