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Fatal fire in Byron under investigation

The Genesee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal house fire in the Town of Byron.The County's emergency dispatch center received the call just after 2am on Friday from a resident on Caswell Road, reporting flames coming from the living room.

Firefighters brought 84-year-old Norine Leaton to safety. Leaton was transported to United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia, where she is being treated for smoke inhalation, and is currently listed in critical condition.

A man was found deceased in the house by firefighters, and has not yet been positively identified. The Sheriff's Office is continuing its investigation into the cause of the blaze.

Avery began his broadcasting career as a disc jockey for WRUB, the University at Buffalo’s student-run radio station.