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Fire crews called to Harrisburg house fire

Fire crews called to Harrisburg house fire

One person was taken to hospital following a house fire in River Heights.

Officials received the call at around 1 p.m., and responding firefighters saw smoke coming from the house as they arrived on the scene.

Monte said four people were inside the home at the time of the fire and they were able to escape unharmed.

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That block of South 18Street, as well as Derry Street between 18and 19streets, were closed as fire crews fought the small blaze. The man's wife was found to have been visiting with her adult daughter. One was discovered alive and one was deceased. Dutchess County fire investigators remained on the scene Sunday evening.

The name of the victim has not been released. "Install working smoke alarms on every level of the home and in each of the bedrooms".


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