New City fire kills woman and her 'heroic' mom, 79
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A fast-spreading fire swept through a two-story house in New City early Thursday, killing a 79-year-old woman described by neighbors as a "hero" and her 54-year-old handicapped daughter.
Firefighters found Yvonne Calise in a medical bed on the first floor with a wheelchair beside her about 30 feet from the front door. Her mother was found on the floor next to the bed, said New City Fire Chief...