FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — The Allen County Coroner’s Office has identified the 71-year-old man who was killed in a house fire last week in Fort Wayne.
Firefighters in Fort Wayne responded to the 15000 block of Mill Road just after 5 p.m. regarding a fire on Friday, Aug. 28.
Once firefighters were able to gain entry into the residence, they said the man was found on the couch in the living room area of the mobile home.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The coroner identified the victim as Talmedge L. Stewart of Fort Wayne.
His cause of death was determined to be is inhalation of products of combustion and the manner of death is an accident.
This fire remains under investigation by authorities in Allen County.