MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO)- UPDATE: The man lost in the fire has been identified as, Merrill Collom, a 71 year-old male resident of Grand Junction, Colorado.
House fire, By. David Jones
The Mesa County Coroner's Office have some tests pending, but the cause of death appears to be from injuries he sustained during the fire and the manner of death is an accident at this time.
Clifton Fire Department responded to a fire on Patricia Drive before 11 A.M. on Saturday, Feb. 8., 2020.
Upon entering the structure, the firefighters noticed one room was completely engulfed in flames.
They found one dead male.
The firefighters soon extinguished the fire.
The cause of the fire if being investigated by the Clifton Fire Department.