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.