Body Recovered In Cherry Valley Fire

Body Recovered

In Cherry Valley Fire

Cherry Valley Fire Chief Marty Field directs efforts to recover the body of Frank Menento, 86, who died in the fire at his Lancaster Street home. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

CHERRY VALLEY – The body of an 86-year-old man was recovered from the house fire in Cherry Valley at around 3 p.m. this afternoon.

Fire crews found the body of Frank J. Menento, 86, in an upstairs room at the back of his home at at 8 Lancaster St., which caught fire at around 5 a.m. today.  An adult granddaughter escaped the blaze unharmed.

The investigation as to the cause isl ongoing.

 

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