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Posted on: February 15, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Sheriff's Office investigating structure fire with fatality


According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to 448 South Road in the Town of Hampton for a reported structure fire. In conjunction with NYSOFPC Fire Investigators and Washington County Fire Investigators, the cause is still under investigation. 

One resident survived, and was transported to Rutland Regional Hospital. A second resident was located deceased within the home. The names of the subjects are being withheld to confirm notification of next of kin.

Officer (s) Handling: Sergeant Tim Carroll ; Deputy Ethan Macura ; Investigator Paul Trottier

Agencies Assisting : Fire Departments- Hampton FD , Poultney FD, Fair Haven FD. Whitehall FD. MiddleGranville FD. Granville FD, North Granville FDNY State OFPC Fire Investigation Team, Washington County Fire Investigators, Washington County Public SafetyEMS Departments- Poultney EMS, Fair Haven EMS, Granville EMS

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