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.