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89-Year-Old Hartsdale Man Dies in Monday Morning Fire

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.
John Chu, an 89-year-old mathematician, has been identified as the man who died  in Monday's early morning house fire in Hartsdale, according to The Journal News.

Chu's wife, 85-year-old Nan Chu, was rescued from the 6:05 a.m. blaze and was listed in critical condition at Westchester Medical Center.

Fire officials said it appeared John Chu was cooking in the kitchen of the 7 Frost Lane home when the fire started. The home was not equipped with smoke detectors, according to The Journal News.

Click here to read the full report in The Journal News. 

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