Man dies in Northumberland house fire

Man dies in Northumberland house fire (WRGB)

NORTHUMBERLAND, NY (WRGB)--An Army veteran died in Northumberland, after his house caught fire overnight.

Family members say 63-year-old Utica native Edward Wilusz died in the fire.

The Saratoga County Sheriff says he believes the fire started in the living room, but it's still being investigated.

Family members say his German Shepard survived the fire, and was picked up from an animal shelter Monday.

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