Poughkeepsie, NY (February 23, 2020) – A deadly fire at an apartment complex on North Bridge Street in the City of Poughkeepsie is currently under investigation.
On Saturday, February 22nd, just before 2:00 a.m., a fire led to the discovery of an unconscious 68-year-old man in his bathroom in Bridge Park Apartments.
The victim was still unconscious after CPR was administered and he was treated with a defibrillator. He was then transported to Vassar Brothers Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Apartment Fires in Poughkeepsie
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