49-year-old identified as victim in Easter Sunday fire

49-year-old identified as victim in Easter Sunday fire Photo: WDIO-TV file

Created: April 07, 2021 09:30 PM

49-year-old Matthew William Hurt has been identified as the victim of a fatal fire Easter Sunday in Duluth.

The Duluth Fire Department said Hurt had been living in Duluth since 2012. An autopsy report is expected to be filed in the next week. 

Authorities are investigating it as accidental

It was the second fatal fire at the same apartment building in under a year, but fire officials don't believe the two are connected. 


Sunday's fatal fire in Duluth is being investigated as "accidental"

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