Columbus (WCMH) — The man East Columbus apartment fire Identified.
Just before 4:30 am on Wednesday, S. A fire was reported in an apartment located 700 blocks on James Road.
Firefighters were able to contain the fire, but while searching for a dwelling, a person was found in the apartment. A male victim, now identified as Stephen L. Henry, 69, was taken to a local hospital in crisis and later died.
A spokesperson for the Columbus Fire Department said the fire seemed to be accidental and began with smoking material in the bedroom area of the apartment.
Investigators could not find evidence that smoke detectors were operating in the apartment at the time of the fire, a spokeswoman said.
The damage to the apartment is estimated to be about $ 10,000.
Firefighters identify a man killed in a fire in an apartment in eastern Columbus
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