11 February 2020
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander



On February 11, 2020 at approximately 12:24 AM, Troopers and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded to Buell Street in the village of Akron for a two family apartment fire.  Further investigation revealed that the rear occupants were able to safely escape the apartment fire.  The other apartment has one victim and was taken to the Erie County Medical Examiner’s Office for positive identification.  State Police are working with Erie County Fire Investigation to determine the cause of the fire. Further information will be released as the investigation continues.


This is an active investigation.

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