Man Who Died In Dalton House Fire Identified

December 2, 2018

The Lackawanna County Coroner’s Office has identified the 31-year-old man who died while trapped in his burning home Saturday. Jeremy Weitz, who had a disability, was confined to a hospital bed inside the home at 314 E. Main St. when the fast-moving fire broke out shortly before 1 p.m. Firefighters and Weitz’s mother tried to get him out but failed to rescue him as the flames intensified and consumed the home. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES. Contact the writer: joconnell@timesshamrock.com; 570-348-9131; @jon_oc on Twitter

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