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NY police captain, wife, 2 daughters dead in fire

May 01, 2012

Authorities say a suburban New York police captain, his wife and two daughters have died in a house fire.

Larchmont police Sgt. Ronald Knudson tells the Journal News ( http://lohud.us/ICRnEZ) the dead include Thomas Sullivan, his wife, Donna, and their two teenage daughters.

Authorities say a son was hospitalized. His condition was unknown.

Knudson says the family was trapped inside the Carmel home in Putnam County, about 60 miles north of New York City, when firefighters arrived on the scene around 1 a.m. Tuesday.

It took four hours to bring the blaze under control.

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Information from: The Journal News, http://www.lohud.com

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