House Fire Victims Identified

Officials have released the identities of the couple caught in a house fire in New City on Monday night. 67-year old Luis Fernandez was killed when the home he shared with his wife, 65-year old Ruth Fernandez, caught fire after neighbors heard some sort of explosion around 11:30 PM. Fire officials stated that Mr.Fernandez had gone to the garage searching for the cause of a gasoline smell and became trapped in there with the blast and fire. Mrs.Fernandez managed to escape the house, but was injured and taken to Columbia University Medical Center’s burn unit in Manhattan. The couple has a daughter and grandchildren. Officials are continuing investigation into the cause of the explosion.

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