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AK21001233

Location: Fairbanks
Type: Structure Fire - Fatality

Dispatch Text:

On 1/5/2021, at approximately 0208 hours, the Steese Volunteer Fire Department (SAVFD) responded to the area of McGrath Road North of Flapjack Road, for a report of a fire.  On arrival, fire units found a secondary cabin on the property fully engulfed, and were advised that the cabin was likely occupied by an adult male. Fire crews made an initial attack and later located the deceased remains.  The remains of an adult male were located and released to the State Medical Examiner’s Office to confirm identify and determine the cause of the death. A Department of Public Safety Deputy Fire Marshal from Fairbanks responded to conduct an origin and cause investigation. At this time there are no indications of foul play and the investigation is on-going.

Posted on 1/5/2021 11:48:20 AM by DPS\ajmcdaniel

Posting Section: AK Div of Fire and Life Safety