LUTTRELL, Tenn. (AP) - Fire investigators are resuming the search for the cause of a fatal Union County mobile home fire.
According to The Knoxville News Sentinel, the sheriff's office identified the victim as 2-year-old Matthew Parker.
Sheriff's Sergeant Mike Butcher said several family members were in the trailer in Luttrell on Saturday when a fire alarm sounded. Butcher said the grandfather went through two fire extinguishers and was burned on his hands and face trying the reach the toddler.
Authorities said the preliminary investigation showed a cigarette lighter might have started the blaze, which appeared to be accidental.
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