By Jason Weinstein. The condition of one of the surviving victims from last week's fire on Floral Ave in Johnson City that claimed the lives of two young children has been upgraded.
Erica Kurtz has been upgraded from critical to serious condition at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. Jessica Baxter, who suffered burns over 70 percent of her body, is still listed in critical condition according to the hospital.
Kurtz lost her three- and four-year old children in the fire. 38-year-old Dwight Burton is charged with murder and arson. Police say he targeted his ex-girlfriend Baxter in the blaze.