Thursday, January 10, 2019



Police release name of fatal Hyde Park fire victim

HYDE PARK – The man who perished in the fire at 12 Farm Lane in Hyde Park on Tuesday was identified as James O’Brien, 52, a resident of the home.

Police Chief Robert Benson said there were no smoke detectors or alarms installed in the house. Had there been, the chief said the tragic outcome of blaze could have been averted.

Officials believe the fire started in the kitchen. The cause remains under investigation.

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