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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Fire Investigation underway following a house fire that left one person dead and another person seriously injured in Bedford

BEDFORD - FEBRUARY 27, 2024 - The Indiana State Fire Marshal is investigating a house fire that left one person dead and one person seriously injured Monday night.

Photo: A fire investigation is underway following a fatal fire at 1911 12th Street in Bedford Monday night

The fire was reported around 11:15 pm reporting a explosion at 1911 12th Street.

According to Bedford Fire Chief Luke Pinnick fire crews from Bedford Fire Station #2 arrived to find heavy fire coming from the living room of residence.

All three fire stations responded to the scene and was able to get the fire quickly under control.

Fire crews found one person seriously injured from the fire. The person was transported from the scene by IU Lifeline Ambulance to IU Health Hospital in Bedford with an air ambulance dispatched to the hospital.

That person's condition is not known at this time.

A second person died at the scene. The names of the victims are being withheld until family members have been contacted.

The Indiana State Fire Marshal's have been contacted to determine the cause of the fire.

Bedford Fire Department, Bedford Police Department, Bedford Police Department Detective Division, Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office, Lawrence County Coroner's Office,

and Duke Energy responded to the scene.

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