Walsh says his son was found in a closed room and is being treated for smoke inhalation. He was arraigned at Upstate University Hospital on Friday.Friends say 83-year-old Robert Teachout was an active member at the Mattydale American Legion Post. On Friday, black bunting had been hung on the outside of the American Legion building in his memory. Friends described him as generous, always smiling and ready to help a friend in need. Friends at the Pastime Club on Syracuseâ??s north side said he had been a member for decades and also loved to hunt. Neighbors say Robert Teachout has two sons. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. According to an obituary, Teachout was a native of Weedsport and retired from Syracuse China in 1992. All services will be private.