Fatal Fire In Wellsville

January 28, 2017

WELLSVILLE, NY – Statement From Wellsville Police Chief Tim O’Grady about Fatal Fire:

Yesterday afternoon (1/27) at approximately 3:55pm the Wellsville Police and Fire Departments responded to 28 South Broad Street for a structure fire. Firefighters removed one victim from the residence who was transported by Wellsville Ambulance to UofR – Jones Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The victim has been identified as Victor W. Fiske, age 71 who resided at that address. Fire investigators from Allegany County, New York State and the Wellsville Police Department are returning to the scene this morning for further investigation. Mr. Fiske’s body has been sent to the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.