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UPDATE: The State Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified the victim in this fire as Darrel Williams Sr. age 67 of Nome.
On February 1, 2022, at 8:59 pm, the Alaska State Troopers were notified of a residential structure fire on Dexter Bypass Road in Nome. Troopers and firefighters from the Nome Fire Department responded to the fire. The trailer residence was considered a total loss after the fire was extinguished by firefighters. On the morning of February 2, firefighters located human remains inside of the structure believed to belong to an adult. An Alaska Department of Public Safety Deputy Fire Marshal is responding to Nome to determine the origin and cause of the fire. The human remains were sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for positive identification.
Posted on 2/2/2022 3:47:40 PM by DPS\ajmcdaniel