Freeburg man killed in house fire

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FREEBURG, SNYDER COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – A Snyder County man is dead after a fire ripped through his home, trapping him inside the home.

It happened on State Route 35 around 11:30 p.m. Emergency crews were called for a man in his 60’s who was trapped in his burning upstairs bedroom.

Firefighters had a hard time time rescuing the man because of the heavy flames.

The Snyder County Coroner tells Eyewitness News the name of the man has not yet been released at this time.

An autopsy has been scheduled in the coming days.

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