A woman died on
Thursday in a house fire in Union Township, the Porter County Sheriff’s
Police is reporting.
The victim was
identified as Barbara Conrick, 65.
police, at 2:02 p.m. the PCSP and multiple local fire departments responded
to a house fire in the 400 block of Sturgeon Road, in the Salt Creek Commons
Two homes were
“badly burned,” police said, and a family dog also perished.
The cause of the
fire was not immediately known and further details had not been released
today, but the State Fire Marshall and the Porter County Fire Investigation
Strike Team were at the scene.
Also responding to
the scene were the Union Township, Burns Harbor, Liberty Township, South
Haven, Portage, Valparaiso, Washington Township, Hebron, and Lakes of Four
Seasons fire departments; Porter EMS; and Porter County Central