Putnam Fire Remains Under Investigation; Victims Officially Identified
State police say the investigation into the cause of Tuesday’s fire in Putnam in which two children died remains under investigation. Police say nine-month-old Ava Auger and two-year-old Alexis Auger both died of smoke inhalation.
Police say specialists from the State Fire Marshal’s office were called in to examine the multi-family home on Prospect Street for possible building code violations. The Victorian-style home was built in 1867.