UPDATE: The subject who died as a result of the fire has been identified as 87-year-old Marion T. Collins. Clinton County Coroner Chad Deans authorized removal of her body to the Glen’s Falls Hospital, where an autopsy will be performed. This remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact State Police at (518) 873-2777.
On August 29, 2020, at approximately 2:15 a.m., State Police responded to a report of a structure fire at 2456 State Route 9N in Ausable Forks, town of Black Brook. A victim was located by fire personnel inside the residence and was transported to an area hospital and pronounced deceased. State and County Fire investigators are on scene. Further information will be released as it is available.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations in Plattsburgh at (518) 873-2777.