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Published May 03, 2011, 02:30 PM

Fatal GF House Fire Investigation Complete; Victim Identity Confirmed

The Grand Forks Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal's Office have concluded investigation into a fatal house fire that happened on April 27.

By: WDAZ Staff Report, WDAZ

The Grand Forks Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal's Office have concluded investigation into a fatal house fire that happened on April 27.

Police have also confirmed the identity of the person killed in the fire, saying that Sue Ellyn Scaletta, 64, died at her home at 1104 Boyd Dr.

The Fire Department says the fire started in the bedroom at the southwest corner on the main floor of the one-story house. The cause of the fire is undetermined, but smoking, electrical or intentional setting of the fire have been ruled out as causes.

Firefighters had said they heard no smoke alarms as they responded to the blaze.

The department is urging residents to make sure their smoke detectors are working and to make sure you have a planned escape route in the event of a fire.

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