Update: Victim Identified in 'Suspicious' Binghamton House Fire


Jeffrey Aissa, 17, died early Thursday morning in house fire at 20 Milford St. in Binghamton.
Fire investigators have labeled the fire suspicious, and Binghamton Police are conducting a homicide investigation.
Six people escaped with major help from neighbors and police who used a ladder to rescue them from the second floor back porch roof.
One additional resident of the single family home suffered non life threatening injuries.
The fire started on the porch and spread very quickly.
The fire chief says the flames and smoke were so intense, they had to pull crews out and fight the flames from the exterior.
The home was totally destroyed and the remnants have been bulldozed.

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