MOORESVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — An elderly husband and wife died Monday after a fire at a house in Morgan County, Sheriff Rich Myers said.
Donald Featherston, 84, and his wife, Mary, 79, died in the fire, Myers said.
Coroner Annette Butcher said a woman died in the fire and another person reportedly died in route to an Indianapolis hospital.
According to Mooresville police and fire dispatchers, fire crews were sent at 3:35 p.m. Monday to a home in the first block of East High Street. That’s on State Road 42 between state roads 67 and 267.
A firefighter removed two people from the home, the sheriff said. Mooresville and five other fire departments were sent to scene.
The house appears to be a total loss. Authorities were continuing to investigate the cause of the fire.
Mooresville is a town of 9,700 just southwest of Indianapolis.