Recently, the Owensboro Fire Department was dispatched to the 600 block of Walnut Street at 2257, due to a neighbor reporting smoke from a structure. OFD responded along with OPD and AMR to find a building in the back yard of a home with light smoke showing. While performing an interior primary search, Engine 1 personnel located a male occupant who was found to be deceased. The fire was extinguished quickly and no one else was found to be in harm’s way due to the smoke or fire. Thanks to the Daviess County Coroner’s office for their diligence. The incident was under investigation by OPD.            

– Fire News photo courtesy of Owensboro FD