Tioga County Sheriff's officials are now saying one person has died in a fire overnight November 17 on Crane Road in the Town of Barton, Village of Waverly.

Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Authorities say 57-year-old John Gay died in the wind-driven fire at his home.

Fire crews from Waverly, Barton and Lockwood responded to reports of a house fire at 8:51 p.m. Sunday.  Tioga Fire Wire reports indicated requests for mutual aid from Sayre and Athens Township were put out a short time after the initial alarm.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation by the Tioga County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division and Tioga County Fire Investigation Team.

Read the original story here: Two Fires Investigated in Tioga County.

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