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Fatal Utica Area Fire Kills Three

Fatal Utica Area Fire Kills Three

     NEW HARTFORD (WENY) --  Investigators have ruled the fatal fire that killed two little boys and a woman over the weekend an accident.

     Police say 7-year-old Joshua Morinitti and his 3-year-old brother Jordan died in a fire that started Saturday morning near Utica.  The boys' 21-year-old aunt, Jennifer Moore, was also killed.

     Investigators believe a malfunctioning electrical appliance started the house fire.  Five other people who were in the home were treated and released from a hospital.

     To see the full press release from the New Hartford Fire Department, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvEwALysVWQ .