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Name released in fatal Sunday Fall River fire



A Fall River man has lost his life in an early morning fire in the city.

Firefighters responded to a call of a structure fire at 299 Montaup Street at approximately 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning. Upon arrival, smoke could be seen coming out of the second floor multifamily residential home.

The second floor tenant was transported to the hospital with injuries.

Carl Daponte II, 61, died of his injuries. He was the sole occupant of the apartment where the fire occurred. The fire was contained to his apartment. No other injuries were reported.

According to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, the fire appears to be accidental, but is still under investigation.

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  1. Jonathan J Ripa

    December 17, 2018 at 11:40 am

    I worked with call for 6 years at Cox Communications he was a great guy and he’ll be missed

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