Police identify woman, 2 children who died in Hamburg fire


HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) — A woman and two children were killed in a fire on Newton Rd. in Hamburg early Monday morning.

Fire officials were dispatched to the scene on Newton Rd. around 2:20 a.m. The road was temporarily closed down between McKinley Parkway and S. Abbott Rd.

Two men were taken to ECMC by ambulance after suffering minor injuries.

The woman who died was identified as 28-year-old Krystle Dab, and the children were identified as Allison Harmon, 6, and John Wendover, 4.

Here is a photo collage provided to News 4 by family members:

It’s not clear how this fire started, but Hamburg Police and the Erie County Sheriff’s Office are investigating it.

Evan Anstey is a digital content producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here.

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