Binghamton, NY – Person Killed in Apartment Fire Over Restaurant on Chenango St

Binghamton, NY (October 31, 2019) – Police have released the identity of a man who was sadly killed after a fire broke out inside of a third-floor apartment located above Little Venice Restaurant Saturday, October 26th. Andrew Menke, 47, of Binghamton, died in the fire at 111 Chenango Street in Binghamton.

According to first responders, Binghamton Police officers were dispatched to the scene along with firefighters at approximately 12:49 p.m. Menke was found in a hallway as firefighters battled flames and smoke on the upper floors.

The victim was taken to UHS Wilson Medical Center before being transported to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. He was sadly pronounced deceased a short time later at the hospital.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Andrew Menke at this time.

Fatal Fires and Explosions in New York

Binghamton, NY – Person Killed in Apartment Fire Over Restaurant on Chenango St

Fires and explosions in New York were found to be at the root of an increase in fatalities between 2016 and 2017. During that time, deadly fires surged by 50% with a total of 73 civilian deaths verified. Many others sustained various injuries from minor to major as fires and explosions are frequently among the most devastating situations. It is crucial to understand your rights following the sudden injury or loss of a loved one, particularly if your suffering was caused by a negligent party or other entity.

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