Late Night Apartment Fire Fatality

Late Night Apartment Fire Fatality

Sheridan Fire Marshal Brian Songer issued a media release Wednesday morning informing the public of a structure fire Sheridan Fire-Rescue responded to shortly before 11:00 pm Tuesday night.

On arrival, fire crews found a single apartment full of heavy smoke. A small fire in the living room was encountered and quickly extinguished by firefighters.

Firefighters searched the apartment with the assistance of a thermal imaging camera and located one victim.
42-year-old Ginny Lynn Erdman was transported to Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Fire investigators from Sheridan Fire-Rescue and the State Fire Marshal’s office and detectives from the Sheridan Police Department were on scene until 3:00 a.m. Wednesday. The investigation into the cause of the fire and the cause of death is ongoing.

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