Body Found After Brush Fire in Northampton County

A man was found dead after a brush fire near a Northampton County home Monday afternoon.

The fire started outside the back of a home on the 2500 block of Apple Street in Hellertown, Pennsylvania shortly after 1 p.m.

After fire crews put out the flames, they found the body of 72-year-old Patrick McChesney on the grounds of the home.

The cause of death is still under investigation.

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