Victim identified in deadly Springfield fire

The Clark County Coroner has officially identified the victim of the fire on Dover Road last month as 68-year-old Andrew Asebrook.

Officials suspected after the fire that the victim could’ve been the homeowner, but couldn’t say definitely.

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The fire started around 2 a.m. Aug. 30. When crews arrived, the house was already 50 percent involved.

Officials said at the time that a possible hoarding situation in the home made rescue efforts difficult — furniture and other items blocked the door.

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The coroner’s office is still working to identify two people killed in an Aug. 12 fire on Wiley Street in Springfield.

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