Officials identify man who died in Lawrence County fire

The fire broke out about 10:45 p.m. at a home on Bartholomew Road in North Beaver Township

A man died in a fire in North Beaver Township, Pa.


NORTH BEAVER TWP., Pa. (WKBN) – The victim of a deadly fire that broke out late Thursday has been identified.

Officials said the fire claimed the life of 86-year-old Richard Bartholomew.

North Beaver’s Fire Chief said the man’s son was able to escape.

Pennsylvania State fire marshals are working to determine the cause of the fire that started about 10:45 p.m. at a home on Bartholomew Road. When crews arrived, smoke was pouring from the house.

Windows and a portion of the roof is now boarded.

Investigators do not suspect foul play.

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