Victim Of Big Island House Fire Has Died

The Chief of Bedford County Fire and Rescue, Jack Jones, says a man who was burned this week in a fire has passed away.

Freddy Markam, 65, was burned on 90 percent of his body after a fire broke out at his home on Bell Hill Farms Road.

Markam was taken to the hospital after the morning fire on October 30, 2018.

Chief Jones said the cause of the fire is undetermined, but that Markham had a history of his wood stove malfunctioning. 


 

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