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Person killed in Hammond house fire Wednesday morning identified, chief says

Hammond Firefighters responded to a house fire off Old Covington Hwy. One person was found...
Hammond Firefighters responded to a house fire off Old Covington Hwy. One person was found deceased(Hammond Fire Dept.)
Published: Jun. 9, 2021 at 9:07 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 4:23 PM CDT
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HAMMOND (WVUE) -The victim killed in an overnight house fire has been identified, said Chief Daniel Folks.

William Moore, 61, was pronounced dead on the scene after four responding units of the Hammond Fire Department performed a perimeter search, Folks said. He was found inside the residence

The fire started around 12:30 a.m. off Old Covington Hwy.

As of 4 p.m., the investigators were on-site investigating the cause of the fire.

No other information is available at this time.

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