Body found by firefighters identified as that of Lincoln man

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man whose body was found by firefighters battling a Lincoln house blaze.

Lincoln Fire & Rescue identified the man Thursday as 84-year-old Jerry Snyder.

Firefighters dispatched to the home a little after 11 p.m. Wednesday reported seeing flames and smoke as they arrived.

Lincoln Fire & Rescue spokeswoman Nancy Crist says the fire cause is being investigated.

Firefighters also reported that two dogs were rescued from the home and that two other dogs died inside.

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