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Victim ID'd In New Britain House Fire

Victim ID'd In New Britain House Fire

NEW BRITAIN — Officials have identified a man who died in a fire in a Schultz Street home Saturday night.

The Associated Press said fire officials identified the victim as Michael Tocoinis, 56, who lived alone in the house.

The New Britain Fire Department received a call at 7:19 p.m. for a fire at 50 Schultz St.

"We were on scene four minutes later," said Deputy Fire Chief Scott Morgan, and when firefighters arrived, the fire was "coming out the front door."

After bringing the fire under control, firefighters found the man on the porch, Morgan said. "He was not moving when we got there," he said.

Fire Chief Thomas...