One Person Killed In East Columbus Fire


The Columbus Fire Department responded to a burning mobile home in east Columbus Friday morning.

Fire officials said the fire started around 7:45 a.m. at a mobile home in the 700 block of Stelzer Road.

Firefighters said they found an 82-year-old man dead inside the mobile home.

Officials said the man was identified as Arthur Broeker who lived alone at the home. His body was found in the bedroom.

Fire investigators were heading to the scene, but the blaze was not considered suspicious.

Investigators determined that it was started by a blanket touching a space heater.

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