83-year-old Paula Algira killed in Country Club fire on Ampere Avenue

Officials say the victim's son, 46-year-old Michael Algira, was injured.

Officials say the victim's son, 46-year-old Michael Algira, was injured. (4/30/13)

THE BRONX - An 83-year-old woman is dead and her son injured after a fire engulfed their Country Club home.

The flames broke out at around 7:30 a.m. on the second floor of 3205 Ampere Ave. Officials say Paula Algira and 46-year-old Michael Algira, who is mentally handicapped and lived with his mother, were both rushed to Jacobi Medical Center.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined. 

For more on the fatal fire, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612.
 

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