DENISON (KSNT) – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a passerby of a trailer house fire at 7:49 p.m Monday on November 24th in the 15000 block of X.4 Road in rural Denison.
The Mayetta, Hoyt and Potawatomi Tribal Fire Departments responded to the scene. Jackson County EMS, the Kansas State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the scene.
Firefighters found the residence engulfed in flames and had the fire under control at 8:35 p.m. Timothy W. Michael, 53, of rural Denison was found deceased inside the residence. His body was transported for an autopsy.
The incident is being investigated by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and the Kansas State Fire Marshal’s Office. There has not been a cause of the fire determined by the State Fire Marshal’s Office at this time.