Woman’s body recovered from Ulster County fire

HIGH FALLS – Authorities have recovered the body of a woman who perished in a fire that destroyed her home on Mossy Brook Road in High Falls last Sunday.

The fire broke out at 2:45 a.m. and kept firefighters busy into the afternoon.

There were reports of a person trapped in the building, but no remains were recovered until this past overnight, State Police said.

The victim is believed to be the wife of a man who was able to escape the flames.