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One dead in Paradise Township house fire

Several fire departments and a coroner responded to a late afternoon report of a house fire on East Berlin Street.
Credit: WPMT

YORK COUNTY, Pa. — A 71-year-old man is dead after a fire in a Paradise Township home on Friday afternoon. 

Richard Bowersox was found inside the home and despite first responder efforts to resuscitate him, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Northeast Adams, Dover Township, West York, Nashville Volunteer, and Dover Borough fire departments all responded to the scene of the fire on the 4900 block of East Berlin Road that was reported to dispatch at 4:42 p.m. 

The State Police fire marshal and the Northern York County Regional Police are currently investigating the incident.

This is a developing story. FOX43 will provide updates as soon as they become available. 

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