Man loses life in LaPlanche Street fire
An early morning house fire in Amherst has claimed the life of an unidentified male. The Amherst Fire Department was called to a house fire at 69 Lower LaPlanche Street at about 4:20 a.m. Tuesday morning.
The body of the man was located in an upstairs bedroom of the residence by firefighters during the extinguishing of the blaze.
The deputy fire marshal is examining the scene, while the Amherst Police Department is investigating the incident.