Fatal Hazel Dell Van Fire

Photo: Ford, Brad

Photo: Clark County Fire District 6

One person was killed and another person was seriously injured in a van fire Tuesday morning in Hazel Dell.

At approximately 8:13 a.m., personnel from Clark County Fire District 6 and the Clark County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) responded to a report of a fully involved vehicle fire in the 8400 Block of NE 8th Avenue.

On arrival, emergency personnel found a male outside the vehicle with significant burns. The male was emergently transported to a local trauma hospital by American Medical Response (AMR) personnel.

Fire District 6 quickly extinguished the vehicle fire and discovered a deceased person was still inside the vehicle.

CCSO Major Crimes Unit and Clark County Fire Marshall’s Office are investigating.

An area resident reported they believed two people were living in the van. At this time there is no information suggesting foul play.

The identities of the individuals are not being released at this time.

Source: Clark County Sheriff's Office

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