Three killed in Rensselaer house fire, community mourns

  • Source: ABC News 10
  • Published: 03/12/2018 12:00 AM

Police officials confirm three people have died after a two-alarm house fire on Mann Avenue in Rensselaer Sunday morning. The community continues to mourn the loss of three of their own, including multiple tragedies in the area over the weekend. A devastating blaze took the lives of two adults and one child. Officials said the fire began around 4:30 a.m. and had fully engulfed the single-family home when crews arrived on scene. Rensselaer Police sid fire crews located several people trapped inside the house during suppression and rescue efforts. Five people were transported to local hospitals, three of whom have died. One of the victims was a child, police say. Another child was flown to Syracuse in critical condition and the third was taken to Albany Medical Center for minor injuries.


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