On Monday November 5, 2018 at 8:22 PM Bloomsburg Police and the Bloomsburg Fire Department were dispatched to a structure fire at a residence located at 529 East 4th Street. Upon arrival first responders reported heavy smoke coming from the residence. The fire department quickly brought the fire under control and extinguished the fire.
One person was found deceased in the residence. The Bloomsburg Police Department along with the Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshall and the Columbia County Coroner’s Office are investigating this incident. The identity of the deceased has not been confirmed as of the time of this media release. Identification of the deceased will be made by the Columbia County Coroner.