Two Die In Owen County Residential Fire

(OWEN CO.) – Two people have died in a residential fire in Owen County.

According to Owen County Sheriff’s Department, the call of a structure fire came in at approximately 2:40 a.m. Friday. Law enforcement officers arrived to the 4800 block of Autumn Hills Drive near Spencer to find the home fully involved in fire.

After the fire was extinguished, it was learned that two elderly occupants of the home were deceased.

A joint investigation is underway between the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office, Cataract Fire Department, Owen County Sheriff’s Department, and the Owen County Coroner’s Office. The Owen Valley Fire Department and Owen County EMS also assisted at the scene.