WALES, N.Y. (WIVB) — One person was found dead in a home that caught fire late Saturday night in the Town of Wales.

Both fire crews and Erie County Sheriff’s deputies were at the scene on Strykersville Road around 11:20 p.m Saturday.

The person who was found dead was identified Wednesday as 84-year-old Viestarts Racenis, who was the home’s owner. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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