A man died on
Thursday in a camper fire in Portage Township, the Porter County Sheriff’s
The victim was
identified as David Hartley, 70.
police, at 5:51 p.m. the South Haven Fire Department and EMS, along with the
PCSP, responded to an active structure fire in the area of U.S. Highway 6
and C.R. 450W (Samuelson Road). On their arrival, responders found a fully
engulfed camper fire, police said, from which Hartley’s body was
The Indiana State
Fire Marshall is currently investigating the fire but PCSP detectives have
advised that initial investigation indicates “nothing suspicious with Mr.
Hartley’s death,” police said.
information was available this morning, police added.
Assisting the SHFD
at the scene were the Liberty Township, Burns Harbor, Portage, and Union