1 Dead In Pike Township Trailer Fire

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A man died Sunday after a Pike Township trailer became engulfed in flames.

The name of the deceased man has not been released, but the source of the fire has been identified as a wood burning furnace, according to the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

The Zanesville Times Recorder reported that members of the Frazeysburg Volunteer Fire Department were on scene at about 3:49 a.m. to see the single-wide mobile home in flames.

A female who escaped the fire told firefighters about the man still trapped inside, according to the Zanesville Times.

Investigation of the fire is not expected to indicate criminal intent, according to the Fire Marshal.

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