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Siblings Die From Injuries Suffered in Paterson Fire

Two siblings injured in a northern New Jersey fire that claimed the life of their grandmother earlier this week have died.

Fire in Paterson
Deadly Paterson Fire (WABC TV)

Twenty-three-year-old Alexandra Velarde and 19-year-old Christian Velasquez were removed from life support after doctors harvested their organs on Thursday night.

Their 75-year-old grandmother, who was being treated for cancer, died in Wednesday’s fire in Paterson.

A minister tells The Record newspaper the siblings had delayed leaving for Liberty University in Virginia to help their mother. She escaped injury.

A fourth person remains in critical condition.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Three firefighters were injured in the blaze.

 

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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