Watertown City School District offering grief counseling following fatal house fire

WATERTOWN, NY — The entire Watertown City School District Community is deeply saddened by the news of the fire on Myrtle Avenue this morning that impacted a family in our district.

We have confirmation that there were 3 fatalities. At this time, we have no other information.

The District’s Pupil Services Team is on-hand to provide support to students and staff today, tomorrow, and always.

With the upcoming February break, we will have counselors available from February 19 – February 22 from 10 am – 1 pm at our District Office located at 1351 Washington Street.

Please see attached Brief Facts and Tips on Coping with Grief.

Superintendent LaBarr