Named Released of Wheatland House Fire Victims

Posted on March 14th, 2018

The Knox County Coroner has released the names of the two individuals who died in a Wheatland house fire Tuesday morning.

The bodies of 72-year-old Mary Louise Wallace and her son 45-year-old Danny Wallace were recovered from their home at 473 Nimnicht Road.

Firefighters from Steen and surrounding township fire departments responded to the report of a structure fire shortly after 2:00 a.m. yesterday.

The house is listed as a total loss. Firefighters were called back to the residence late in the day tuesday after a fire had rekindled in the garage.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by Steen Township, the Knox County Sheriff’s Department and State Fire Marshal’s office.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 at 11:07 am and is filed under News.

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