One male found deceased in a house fire in the village of Catskill

29 March 2023
 Major Paul M. DeQuarto
 Troop F Commander

On March 29, 2023, at approximately 6:30 a.m., New York State Police from the Catskill barracks along with Greene County Fire Department responded to 193 Main Street in the village of Catskill for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival troopers and fire personnel observed the residence to be fully engulfed.

The fire department extinguished the fire. There was one male residence who was unaccounted for. He was eventually found deceased in the home. He was confirmed to Harry Braker, age 74. The cause of the fire appears to be accidental.

State Police are being assisted in this investigation by Greene County Fire Investigation Team.

Author: Harlem Valley News