• 96-year-old man flown to hospital after house fire has died

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    SALTLICK TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A 96-year-old man died at the hospital after being rescued from a house fire in Fayette County.

    Firefighters were called to a home on Stanton Road in Saltlick Township just after 6:30 a.m. Sunday.

    When they arrived, family members who live nearby had already rescued Clare Geary from the home.

    Geary sustained second-degree burns all over his body, but was alert enough to talk to medics on the scene. He died at a Pittsburgh hospital.

    The fire started in the living room, which is also used as a bedroom. 


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