Blair man dies in fire

BLAIR – The Fairfield County Coroner’s Office, Fairfield County Sheriff’s Department and SLED are investigating a residential fire which occurred around 9:00 AM on Dec. 16 at 1520 Hwy. 215 North in Blair.

Coroner Chris Hill states that the body of George E. Kennerly, age 74, was discovered in the burnt remains of his residence. The cause of the fire has not been determined at this time.