|BREAKING NEWS: Martin man, infant perish in fire |
|Posted: Saturday, January 23, 2010 1:42 pm |
|The Martin Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 540 Highway 431 at 9:27 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22. |
Upon arrival, firefighters found a mobile home fully engulfed with fire and a bystander stated there were people still inside.
After the fire was extinguished, two victims — a 41-year-old man and a male infant — were found inside the structure.
Firefighters were assisted at the scene by the Sharon Fire Department, Weakley County EMA, Martin Police Department and Weakley County Municipal Electric System.
The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time by the Martin Fire Department, assisted by the State Bomb and Arson Squad and the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department.