Victims in weekend fire identified

first_imgVevay, IN—A fire on Saturday claimed the lives of six victims in rural Switzerland County.   The Switzerland County Coroner has identified all six victims.  All six were siblings with ages that range from 25 to 10 years old.  Officials say that the 5 younger siblings all lived at the home but the oldest, Paige Ridener, 25,  had recently been staying at the home as well. A boyfriend of the victim was at the home at the time of the fire and was able to escape shortly after the fire began early Saturday morning.  He attempted to go back into the home to save the others but was overcome with heavy smoke and flames from the fire.The cause of the fire and the cause of the deaths has not been determined yet although no foul play is suspected at this time.last_img

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