Sheriff's Office

Posted on: February 15, 2018

Sheriff's Office investigating house fire with fatality


According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to 448 South Road in the Town of Hampton for a reported structure fire. In conjunction with NYSOFPC Fire Investigators and Washington County Fire Investigators, the cause is still under investigation. 

One resident survived, and was transported to Rutland Regional Hospital. A second resident was located deceased within the home. The names of the subjects are being withheld to confirm notification of next of kin.

Officer (s) Handling: Sergeant Tim Carroll ; Deputy Ethan Macura ; Investigator Paul Trottier

Agencies Assisting : Fire Departments- Hampton FD , Poultney FD, Fair Haven FD. Whitehall FD. MiddleGranville FD. Granville FD, North Granville FDNY State OFPC Fire Investigation Team, Washington County Fire Investigators, Washington County Public SafetyEMS Departments- Poultney EMS, Fair Haven EMS, Granville EMS

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