Malta Home Fire Kills One, Sends Four Others to the Hospital

A fire in Malta Wednesday night killed a man battling cerebral palsy.

Eric Edwards one of 10 adopted children living in the home on Woodshire Court.

His adopted father, Glenn Broadbent was airlifted to the Westchester Burn Unit.

His adopted mother, Janet Broadbent, and two handicapped boys were taken to Albany Med with smoke inhalation and burns.

A total of 12 people lived there, a mother, father and 10 adopted children.

Three dogs also died in the fire, while two others were rescued.

The fire broke out in a garage.

Photo: WNYT


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