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Officials Investigating Fatal Fire in Athens, PA

By Fox 40 Staff.
Officials in Bradford county, Pennsylvania are investigating a Sunday fire which killed a 47-year-old man.

According to the Bradford County Coroner's Office Thomas Jack Simonds III died when the garage he was spending the night in caught on fire. Crews responded just after 9 am Sunday to Dogwood Avenue in Athens Borough. The garage belonged to Simonds' brother and the fire was able to put itself out due to the garage's type of construction. The cause of the fire and cause and manner of death are still pending.