UPDATE: SCSO names 2 killed in Kingsport fire

Johnson City Press • Updated Mar 18, 2018 at 2:32 PM

BLOUNTVILLE  — The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office has identified the two people killed in a fire in the Bloomingdale area near Kingsport.

Mary Vance, 67, and Charles Lester, 67, were both living in the home at the time of the fire, according to a SCSO news release.

Reported earlier:

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fire that killed two people Saturday morning.

On 3/17 at 5:43 a.m., dispatch received a call from a man stating the mobile home at 1110 Kinzer Lane was on fire.

When the Bloomingdale Fire Department arrived on scene, the mobile home was covered in flames.

Two people and a dog were inside the home and were unable to get out in time.

Our partners at the Kingsport Times News are following the story.

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