The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal fire in the Village of Camden

According to Sheriff Robert Maciol, Deputies and Camden Police responded to assist at a house fire at 17 Voorhees Ave in the Village of Camden at about 9:45 PM Monday night. Deputy’s and village police arrived approximately three minutes after they heard the call and the house was fully involved. When they arrived they learned that one of the occupants may still be in the house. Fire personnel later discovered a victim believed to be an occupant of the house. The name of the victim will not be released pending positive identification. The victim was taken to the Onondaga County Medical Examiner’s Office where an autopsy will be performed.

Oneida County Emergency Services along with several area fire agencies responded to assist Camden Fire Department.

Sheriff’s investigators, members of the Sheriff’s ID Unit, along with New York State Fire Investigators responded and are working on the cause and origin of the fire.

The fire does not appear to be suspicious.