Newport Man Dies In House Fire

A Newport man is dead after a fire ripped through his home Monday morning.

The fire marshal says it happened at 372 Masontown Road. The house is a total loss.

39-year-old Danny Ballard lost his life. Fire crews say he was found near the front door of the home.

Ballard's wife and two children were not home at the time. The family's dog also was saved from the burning home.

The fire marshal says the fire was ruled an accident and electrical in nature.

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  • by Alison Location: Havelock on Jul 14, 2009 at 07:33 AM
    My thoughts and prayers go out to this family during this difficult time.

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