Death investigation underway after Dugger fire

It happened Wednesday night off of S.R. 54 on the east side of Dugger.

Posted: Nov 27, 2019 11:24 PM
Updated: Nov 28, 2019 6:28 AM

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - One person has died after a fire in Sullivan County.

It happened Wednesday night off of S.R. 54 on the east side of Dugger.

Indiana State Police told News 10 a body was found inside a burning trailer there.

Fire crews were called to the fire shortly after 7:00 Wednesday night. Officials say the trailer was fully engulfed when they arrived.

The Union Volunteer Fire Department put out the fire. Then, a body was found inside the trailer.

Police say the identity of the body cannot be released pending positive identification. An autopsy will be performed Friday.

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