One person dead in Huntington house fire

One person is dead after a fire Friday night near downtown Huntington.

Posted: Jul. 21, 2018 2:23 PM
Updated: Jul. 21, 2018 5:44 PM

HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WFFT)-A woman is dead after a house fire in Huntington Friday night.

The call came in around 10:18 p.m. from 729 Guilford Street. Police on the scene were told a woman was trapped inside an upstairs apartment of the multi-family home, but they were unable to get inside. 

When fire crews arrived, they found 45-year-old Tina Reitmeyer inside a bathroom. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The fire was contained to the bathroom and bedroom, and was put out in about 30 minutes.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. An autopsy will be performed on Reitmeyer to determine the cause of death.

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