Emporia Home Fire Claims One Life

By Greg Palmer
WIBW – May 28, 2015


A Thursday morning Emporia home fire has resulted one death.

The Emporia Fire Department responded at 4:28 a.m. to a report of smoke coming from the attic of a house at 1009 Woodland.

A neighbor told the emergency crews that he thought the resident was home but would not come to the door.

Fire Units located Rger Fowler, 66 of Emporia, deceased inside the home.

Investigation by both the Emporia Fire and Police Departments continues although foul play is not suspected.

13 NEWS media partner KVOE Radio provided video coverage from the scene of the fire.

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