Fatal Fire in Sayre Blamed on Smoking
One person is dead in a house fire in Sayre that is being blamed on smoking in bed while using an oxygen tank.
Fire officials say the blaze on Peck Street was reported shortly after midnight December 2. An 83 year old man’s bed caught fire and he was killed.
His daughter was injured and taken to a hospital in Allentown.
The residents’ names have not been released pending notification of family.