Coroner IDs victim at scene of house fire
ENOLA — The coroner has identified a man who died of smoke inhalation in an early-morning house fire in central Pennsylvania.
The Cumberland County coroner says 47-year-old Richard Wealand died in the fire early Tuesday in East Pennsboro Township. That’s just west of Harrisburg, across the Susquehanna River.
A neighbor called 911 after seeing flames at the house shortly before 3 a.m.
Authorities say a second person escaped the fire and was also able to save a couple of dogs.
The cause of the fire was being investigated by a state police fire marshal.
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