Town of Poughkeepsie officials have confirmed the identities of the three victims of a house fire that occurred early the morning of Saturday, Jan. 21, at 112 Fairview Avenue. The names of the deceased were not released over the weekend because not all family members had been notified.
The three victims of the fire have been confirmed by Town officials as: Eva R. Block, Kerry R. Fitzsimons and Kevin P. Johnson. Block, 21, was a Marist College senior and Woodbridge, Conn. native. Fitzsimons, 21, was a Marist senior and Commack, N.Y. native. Johnson, 21, of New Canaan, Conn., was enrolled at Marist from 2008-2010.