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Man dies in garage fire in the Town of Oakdale

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Courtesy: Monroe County Sheriffs Office

TOWN OF OAKDALE (WKOW) -- A 49-year-old man died in a garage fire in the Town of Oakdale on Monday.

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says firefighters were called to a home on Honeysuckle Avenue around 11:40 a.m. The caller told dispatch that her husband may have been in the shed when the fire started.

When first responders arrived they found the shed fully engulfed with heavy smoke, according to authorities. Once the fire was extinguished they found the body of Richard Siess inside.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation but sheriffs officials say no information has indicated the fire involved foul play.

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