A devastating fire, reported to result in a fatality, enveloped a home in Middletown on Friday evening. The home at Dakota Ave became engulfed in flames with multiple departments responding. Initial reports came out at about 8pm. Major crimes unit and medical examiner were requested. 

According to a report at app.com,  "on Friday night, the municipal fire marshal’s office had been joined by investigators from the Police Department and Prosecutor’s Office in determining the cause."