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
 
Tuesday
Tuesday
High 71 °F
Low 46 °F
55 °F
Fair
Sponsored by Masters Heating & Cooling, Inc.
LOCAL BUSINESS SEARCH
Local Search
FeaturedMore
Things To Do

STOCK SUMMARY
Dow 17149.66-23.02
Nasdaq 4532.094.40
S&P 500 1993.38-0.91
AEP 52.81-0.16
Comcast 55.57-0.29
GE 26.10+0.02
ITT Exelis 17.91-0.02
LNC 55.01+0.19
Navistar 35.31-0.32
Raytheon 101.56-0.83
SDI 23.91-0.05
Verizon 50.0429-0.1371
  Stock Sponsor