Funeral arrangements finalized for family killed in Schuyler Street fire

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Funeral arrangements have been finalized for the family killed in the Monday fire on Schuyler Street.

Services for Leida Santiago, Julius, Matias and Sebastian Rolon are being held Saturday, May 14 at 4 p.m. at the Eannace Funeral Home on South Street in Utica, with calling hours to be held from 2 - 4 p.m.

All four were killed in the fire on Schuyler Street Monday morning.

Santiago was 32, her children were ages 4, 2, and one.

All four died from smoke inhalation, officials said, before the fire likely could have reached them.

Fire investigators are still looking into what caused the fire.

Meanwhile, the community has rallied together to help the family cover funeral costs, including a bottle and can drive at Stash's Hit and Run that will last through May, along with a car wash through Tuesday, May 16 at Technical Automotive on Court Street in Utica.

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