Fire Marshal Investigating Fatal Cabin Blaze
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The state fire marshal's office has taken over the investigation of a fatal blaze at a rental cabin in Sevierville.
Katelyn Abernathy, a spokeswoman for the office, told the Knoxville News Sentinel that investigators were still processing the scene.
The blaze broke out early Saturday at a cabin where 22 people from Kentucky and Indiana were staying. Two people died -- 5-year-old Tayveon Temple and 56-year-old Ricky Hudson, both of Indianapolis.
Hudson died at a hospital after suffering severe lacerations from breaking a window in an attempt to save others.
Abernathy said the remains of the child have yet to be recovered.
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