UPDATE: Man Dies after Fire in Meigs County, Ohio

UPDATE 3/10/14 @ 8:45 p.m.
MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A man who was severely burned during a mobile home fire on Thursday died Monday in Cabell Huntington Hospital, according to the Olive Township Volunteer Fire Chief.

Owen Miller, 50, was pulled from the burning home by firefighters. He died about 7:25 a.m. Monday.

The fire happened about 9:15 p.m. Thursday along Mount Olive Road in Long Bottom, Ohio.

The cause of the fire remains undetermined, but the investigation continues. The State Fire Marshal is investigating, along with the Meigs County Sheriff's Office.

While there is no reason to suspect foul play, the investigation will be extra thorough because a death is involved.

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UPDATE 3/7/14 @ 4 p.m.
MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A man remains in critical condition after being pulled from his burning home.

The fire happened about 9:15 p.m. Thursday at a home on Mount Olive Road in Long Bottom, Ohio.

Olive Township Fire Chief Russ Carson tells WSAZ.com that Owen Miller, 50, was pulled out of his home by firefighters.

Carson says Miller was found on the floor in the kitchen area, and it appears he was trying to get out of the home.

Investigators say they believe the fire started in the bedroom.

Rodney Pierce, who also lives in the home, was not injured in the fire. Carson tells WSAZ.com a neighbor helped Pierce escape.

The State Fire Marshal's Office was on scene Friday. No word what started the fire at this time.

Miller remains in critical condition at Cabell Huntington Hospital.



ORIGINAL STORY 3/7/14 @ 4 a.m.
MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- The cause of a mobile home fire that injured two men is under investigation.

It started Thursday about 9:15 p.m. at a home on Mount Olive Road in the Long Bottom area.

According to dispatchers, one of the men was flown to a hospital in Huntington, where at last word he was listed in critical condition.

Investigators say the other man was pulled out of the home by a neighbor. His injuries are considered minor.

Firefighters say it appears the fire started in the bedroom and that the mobile home is a total loss.

No names have been released.

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