Victim of fatal fire in Jeffersonville, IN identified

JEFFERSONVILLE, IN (WAVE) - Authorities are releasing new details in that fatal fire Friday in Jeffersonville, IN.  The Clark County coroner identified the victim as 82 year-old Titus Quinn.

The fire happened in the 700 block of Court Avenue.  Police say Quinn lived alone and was the only one home when they got there.

Investigators say they aren't sure what started the fire but, say Quinn was on oxygen.  He had already died by the time firefighters got there.

Fire crews had the fire under control within 15 minutes, but not before it also did a lot of damage to the home.

"The damage to the building is pretty much to the front of the house," said Jeffersonville Fire Marshall, Jason Sharp.   "It was contained to the one house, front of the house has a lot of damage."

Quinn's body was found in the living room of the home when crews went inside.  The cause of this fire is still being investigated.  Nothing suspicious is suspected.

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