Investigators still have a lot of work to do before they can determine what caused this fire. The house is destroyed, and only a small part of the exterior walls remains standing. Damage estimates are $90,000
One adult male was transported to a local hospital. At this time, we do not know the status of that patient. We are not able to release his name as he is a patient and protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). At the time of transport, he was believed to have serious injuries, but those injuries were thought to be non-life-threatening.
One person perished in the house fire. It is believed to be that of an adult male who lived in the home; however the body has been sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office for positive identification.