2 found dead after house fire in Somerset County

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SOMERSET, Pa. (WTAJ) — Authorities say two people were found dead after a house fire in western Pennsylvania over the weekend.

Cory Roadman, 32 and Martika Hetrick, 28, both died from smoke inhalation, according to the Somerset County Coroner’s office.

According to the Daily American, it’s reported that the blaze in Somerset began at about 6 a.m. Saturday. Fire Chief Mike Livengood said the structure was engulfed in flames when crews arrived.

He said the roof of the home collapsed into the second floor, leaving the structure a total loss. Emergency crews reported two fatalities, but their identities and other details such as the cause of death weren’t immediately released.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

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