1 dead, 1 injured in Washington County house fire |

1 dead, 1 injured in Washington County house fire

One person died and another was injured in a house fire in Peters Township on Thursday, June 15, 2017.

Authorities were investigating a fatal house fire in Washington County early Friday.

The corner's office identified the victim as William Burton Phillips Sr., 84.

A second person was injured in the fire, according to Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV.

The fire was reported about 10:50 p.m. Thursday at Phillips' home on Bower Hill Road in Peters Township. He was pronounced dead at 1:05 a.m. Friday, according to the coroner's office.

Firefighters from Peters Township, North Strabane, Finleyville and Washington responded, as did medics from Peters Township.

The state police fire marshal and Peters Township police are investigating.

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