NEW ALBANY, PA. (WENY) – One person is dead following a house fire in Bradford County on Wednesday.

According to Bradford County Coroner Tom Carman, the fire happened at home on Pelton Hill Road in New Albany.

Carman says after the fire was put out around 11:45 a.m., remains were found in the home and presumed to be 71-year-old Richard Bongiovanni.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday at Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton.

Carman says no further information is being released at this time.