Fire Victims’ Identities Confirmed by Coroner
TROY, PA (WENY) -- The Bradford County coroner has confirmed the identities of the couple who died in a house fire on Canton Road in Troy early Monday morning.
The victims are identified as 26-year-old Brandon and 22-year-old Kate Evans. Coroner Tom Carman tells us the cause of death is due to smoke inhalation, but the circumstances surrounding the death are still being determined. A dog also died in the fire.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation, however Carman says fire officials did rule that the fire was not electrical in nature. A Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal is leading the investigation.