One person perishes in Edgewood fire

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

One person died in a residential fire in Edgewood Sunday afternoon and a second person was injured and is being treated at Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta.

The victim’s name is not being released at this time, according to Siskiyou County Sheriff’s spokesperson Jayme Lych. The cause of their death is pending the results of an autopsy.

The fire was reported around noon on April 14 on 1st Street, Lynch said. The victim was found in the front porch area of the residence and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the fire, which caused “extensive damage” to the home, is unknown at this time, Lynch added.