30 August 2022
 Major Paul M. DeQuarto
 Troop F Commander

On August 30, 2022 at approximately 1:25 a.m. the New York State Police responded to a reported structure fire at 2 Robbins Road in the town of Mount Hope.  The fire was quickly contained by local fire departments.  During a search of the structure one of the tenants was found deceased in her apartment.  No other injuries were reported.  The deceased was identified as, Shaun L. Schiffinger, age 56 of Mount Hope. The origin of the fire are still under investigation.  The New York State Police were assisted on scene by Bullville Fire Department, Silverlake Fire Department, Pocatello Fire Department, Mechanics Fire Department, Orange County Fire Investigation Unit, Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the Orange County Medical Examiner’s Office. 

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