UPDATE: Smoking materials cause Bristol fatal fire

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

BRISTOl, Ind. The fatal fire that killed two people was started by improperly discarded smoking materials, according to our reporting partners at the Elkhart Truth.

The mobile home fire killed 67-year-old Cindy Kabay and her son 42-year-old Chad Russell.

The two of them were found near the entrance to the home.

Russell died of carbon monoxide poisoning, and his mother died of natural cause due to a long history of health issues.

Medical oxygen tanks were in the home at the time, but it is unknown if they contributed to the fire.

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