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Bridger man identified as victim of house fire

Posted: 2:30 PM, May 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-15 16:16:00-04

BRIDGER – A Bridger man has been identified as the victim who died in a house fire.

Carbon County Sheriff Josh McQuillan said in a press release issued Wednesday that David Dyer, 67, died Monday afternoon.

“Dyer was found unresponsive inside his residence by Bridger firemen within a few minutes after he had placed the 911 call reporting there was a fire in his kitchen,” the press release states. “He was pronounced deceased at the scene.”

The initial investigation indicated the fire was accidental and started in the kitchen area. The interior of the house had extensive smoke damage.

Bridger Fire, Bridger EMS, Bridger Police, Montana State Fire Marshal, and Carbon County Sheriff’s Office all responded to the scene.