FortWayne.com
 
  Text size  Increase text sizeDecrease text size      
Last updated: Wed. Jan. 30, 2013 - 09:32 am EDT

Warsaw man identified as person killed in Kosciusko County fire

DISCUSS
Comments
 

A Warsaw man was identified Wednesday as the person who was killed in a fire in Kosciusko County one week ago.

Stephen T. Hall, 65, died of smoke inhalation and thermal burns, according to a news release from the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department. The release attributed the cause of death as being determined by the county's coroner.

Information previously released indicated Hall's usage of a portable heater to thaw frozen pipes may have caused the fire, which took place Jan. 23. Preliminary findings by county fire investigators indicated that the blaze started in the basement of 2147 Chapman Lake Drive, close to the portable heater, said Gordon Baker, chief investigator with the county Fire Investigation Team, in a statement shortly after the fire happened.


Comments
 
Saturday
Saturday
High 68 °F
Low 42 °F
65 °F
A Few Clouds
Sponsored by Masters Heating & Cooling, Inc.
LOCAL BUSINESS SEARCH
Local Search
STOCK SUMMARY
Dow 16805.41127.51
Nasdaq 4483.7130.92
S&P 500 1964.58+13.76
AEP 56.47+1.19
Comcast 54.26+1.04
GE 25.64+0.20
ITT Exelis 16.78+0.02
LNC 50.60+0.86
Navistar 34.80+0.10
Raytheon 98.12-0.76
SDI 22.31+0.16
Verizon 48.77+0.55
  Stock Sponsor