Officials say space heater sparked fatal fire in Fern Rock

Firefighters on the scene of a fatal fire on Medary Avenue Tuesday morning in Fern Rock.

A 21-year-old man is dead after a fire in a residence Tuesday morning.

Officials say firefighters responded to the 1000 block of Medary Avenue Tuesday, about 8 a.m., for a fire.

Crews found the 21-year-old inside the building. He was unresponsive, authorities say.

A 21-year-old man was pronounced dead after a fire sweeps through a residence on Medary Avenue Tuesday morning.

The man was rushed to Einstein Medical where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

Officials say a preliminary cause of the fire was a space heater.


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