The death of a Milford man in a single-family house fire this week has been ruled accidental.
Alexander Szabados Sr., 71, died in a house fire on Summit Avenue Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters have not yet stated the cause of the blaze, which is still under investigation. The state’s Medical Examiner’s Office, however, ruled the man’s death accidental, caused by smoke inhalation and thermal injuries. The office said that hypertension and cardio vascular disease were contributing factors.