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1 killed in Martin City fire

Posted at 11:05 AM, Mar 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-01 14:31:31-05

MARTIN CITY – One person died in a Thursday fire in the Flathead Valley.

Fire crews responded to the blaze shortly after 2 p.m. on Thursday to a home off of Central Avenue in Martin City.

Authorities say that a female died in the fire. Nobody else was home at the time of the blaze.

Martin City Fatal Fire
1 person died in a fire on 2.28.19 off of Central Avenue in Martic City. (Maren Siu/MTN News photo)

Martin City Fire Chief Tom Torpen says it appears the blaze started in a wood stove which had its front door blown off.

The victim’s name has not been released at this time. We’ll have more information as it becomes available.

-information from Maren Siu

Martin City Fatal Fire
(MTN News image)