Smoke inhalation blamed for deaths in Corinth fire

November 21, 2017 12:26 PM

Autopsies were performed on two victims of Monday's deadly fire in Corinth – 39-year-old Tonya Slimmer and her 15-year-old daughter, Briaunna.

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Department says the cause of death was smoke inhalation.

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The fire broke out at their home on Main Street.

Two other children, ages 18 months and 3 years, were treated and released from the hospital.

Schools in Corinth are offering bereavement counseling. Brianna was a student there.

NewsChannel 13's media partners at The Post-Star report the fire was caused by smoking.


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