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Body recovered following a fire in a Pulaski County home

Several agencies responded to a house fire call near Medaryville.

Posted: Aug. 15, 2018 5:40 PM
Updated: Aug. 15, 2018 8:00 PM

PULASKI COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - A body has been recovered from a home following a fire.

According to our news gathering partners at the Francesville Tribune, several agencies responded to a house fire call near MedaryvilleAfter putting out the fire, a body was recovered by officials working the scene.

The Pulaski County Coroners office is conducting an autopsy and plans to release the name of the person later.

Investigators are still working to determine how the fire was started.

Brian Toosley said he knew his brother would be at the home during the day and was shocked when he heard the news. "He's one of the greatest guys we've ever known. He's a hard worker, dedicated father, You know, we just don't understand it," said Toosley.

Brian Toosley said he called the owner of the home after the fire and believes she lost everything. "She's tore up to you know. She doesn't understand it and she lost every single thing she owns, her house, her vehicle, everything. She went down to Florida to see her grand kids and basically what she took is what she has," said Toosley.

We will continue to follow this developing story and bring you more information as it becomes available.

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