HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. — The West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office has identified two people who died in a mobile home fire.

Assistant Fire Marshal Investigation Supervisor George Harms said in a Friday email that 68-year-old Larry Dale and 69-year-old Carolyn Jean Rodgers Rutledge were confirmed as the victims. The Journal reports the fire occurred on Saturday in Hedgesville.

Harms said the cause of the blaze was a kerosene salamander on the outside rear of the trailer.

Harms said the medical examiner’s office will take several days to identify the cause of death.


Information from: The Journal, http://journal-news.net/

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