Coroner:?Man dies in fire

From staff reports

YEAGERTOWN – One person died in a house fire on Friday in Yeagertown, according to a report from Mifflin County Coroner Daniel Lynch.

The report states William B. Fye, 63, of 18 Pretzel Lane, was found by fire fighters and was pronounced dead at the scene due to accidental smoke inhalation.

Fire companies were dispatched to the home shortly after 10 p.m. Friday. Yeagertown Fire Co., Fame EMS, East Derry Fire Co., Highland Park Hose Co., Burnham Fire Co. and Mifflin County Regional Police Department assisted at the scene.

American Red Cross volunteers also responded to the fire and provided food, water and a rest area for emergency personnel at the scene, according to a press release from the organization.

No additional information on the cause of the fire was available as of press time Sunday.

Full obituary information for William B. Fye can be found on page A6 of today’s edition of The Sentinel.