Woman dies in Evans fire

EVANS – One person has died as a result of a fire at 6892 Hamilton Drive.

The Town of Evans police and fire departments received a 911 call at 2:18 a.m. reporting a structure fire with a person trapped inside. Resident Teresa Van Cheri, 52, died at the scene.

Fire companies that responded to the blaze included Highland, North Evans, Lakeview, Eden, Brant, Lake Erie Beach and Evans Center.

The cause of the blaze is being investigated by the Evans Detective Bureau and the Erie County Sheriff’s Department fire investigators.