NEW YORK — A Staten Island man with multiple sclerosis died in a fire on Saturday, according to the New York Post.

Joseph Abdo, 68, couldn’t escape the fire as flames engulfed his bedroom. His wife, Peggy, jumped from the second-story window of their home on LaGuardia Avenue in Castleton Corners, the Post reported.

Pegga Abdo, 64, suffered serious injuries and was on a ventilator at Staten Island Hospital with broken ribs and smoke inhalation.

According to the U.S. Fire Administration, the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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