UPDATE:Ithaca Man Killed in Tent Fire
The fire happened in the "Jungle"
ITHACA N.Y--(WENY-TV)-- Ithaca police say 53 year old Richard Sherman of Ithaca died due to complications from injuries he sustained in a tent fire Wednesday. The fire happened in the homeless camp known as the "Jungle."
When authorities arrived on scene they found Sherman with severe burns to his body, and an employee from Cayuga Lumber attempting to put the fire on Sherman's clothing out with snow.