Second death in Hempstead house fire

Newsday says Guadalupe Ramirez died at Nassau University Medical Center yesterday morning.

Newsday says Guadalupe Ramirez died at Nassau University Medical Center yesterday morning. (2/11/13)

HEMPSTEAD - A second death has been confirmed from the Hempstead fire that claimed the life of a 8-year-old boy during the snowstorm.

Newsday says Guadalupe Ramirez died at Nassau University Medical Center yesterday morning. Sources say Ramirez lived in the same one-bedroom, third-floor apartment where the fire started.

About 250 people were forced from the apartment building on Saint Paul's Road North. Investigators are looking into how the blaze started.

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