Man dead following central Idaho house fire, woman escapes
BELLEVUE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in central Idaho say a house fire in Bellevue left one man dead and sent a woman to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.
Wood River Fire and Rescue Chief Bart Lassman tells The Times-News that the couple was in the house when the fire was reported at about 6 a.m. Friday.
Lassman says the man died in the house, but the woman escaped and was driven to a hospital by a relative.
Names haven’t been released.
Lassman says the house is a total loss. Damage estimates weren’t provided.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Information from: The Times-News, http://www.magicvalley.com