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UPDATE: Man Killed in Mobile Home Fire; Name Released

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 1/30/14 @ 1:55 p.m.
ATHENS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) – Investigators have released the name of the 73-year-old man has been killed in a fire at his home in Stewart, Ohio.

Firefighters were called to a trailer 8000 block of Second Street just after 2:30 Thursday morning.

They say the body of Ernie Cramer was found in the trailer once the fire was out.

The Rome Township Fire Department was assisted by the Richland Area and Coolville Fire Departments in fighting the fire.

A cause of the fire has not been released.

A Rome Township firefighter was injured fighting the fire when he slipped and fell on ice. He was treated and released from a local hospital.



ORIGINAL STORY 1/30/14 @ 9:25 a.m.
ATHENS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A 73-year-old man has been killed in a fire at his home in Stewart, Ohio.

The Athens County Sheriff says firefighters were called to a trailer 8000 block of Second Street just after 2:30 Thursday morning.

Emergency responders say the trailer was fully involved when they arrived on the scene.

The name of the person killed has not been released.

The Rome Township Fire Department was assisted by the Richland Area and Coolville Fire Departments in fighting the fire.

No other information on the fire has been released.

The fire is under investigation by the Ohio State Fire Marshall’s Office and the Athens County Sheriff’s Office.

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