News release: No evidence fatal Columbia trailer fire was intentional

Thursday, June 25, 2009 | 12:32 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — The investigation into a fatal trailer fire at 7101 Ray Lea Lane S. on Wednesday morningshowed no indication the blaze was started intentionally, according to a Thursday release from the Boone County Fire Protection District.

Columbia resident John Shettlesworth died in the fire.

The investigation found that the fire began in a chair in the living room, but the cause of the fire could not be determined because of the extensive damage.

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