Coroner I.D.'s house fire victim
January 29, 2013The man who died in a garage fire Jan. 28 was John Raymond Wilson, 76, according to the Clark County Coroner's office.
An early afternoon fire took the life of Wilson and injured a woman in the residence.
Clark County fire crews responded the blaze in the garage of a single family residence at 7053 Abbyville Drive, near Warm Springs Road and Paradise Road, around 12:30 p.m.
Wilson and the woman were evacuated before crews arrived and were taken to St. Rose Sienna campus in Henderson, where Wilson was pronounced dead. The cause of death remains under investigation. The woman's condition has not been released.
According to CCFD Captain John Steinbeck, the cause of the garage fire was a hot wire that had been punctured by a nail.
Damage to the structure is estimated at $40,000.