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2 dead in Niagara County, NY house fire, cause under investigation


LOCKPORT, New York — A man and a woman have been killed in a house fire in Niagara County.

The house fire in Lockport was reported at 12:23 a.m. Saturday.

The Buffalo News reports ( ) that police went into the burning house and found one victim unconscious. Officers were unable to resuscitate the victim.

Firefighters found the second victim dead inside the house.

The victims' names were not immediately released.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Lockport is about 30 miles northeast of Buffalo.

Information from: The Buffalo News,

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