UPDATE: Victim's Name Released In Forest Park Fire


Update: The victim in this fire has been identified as 62-year-old Eugene Pickney.

The cause remains undetermined.


One man is dead following a house fire in Forest Park.

Flames broke out around 7:30 a.m. in the 2100 block of Reliance Drive. A neighbor called 911 saying flames and smoke were visible. When firefighters arrived, they say the home was fully engulfed.

The occupant of the home, believed to be a male in his 60's, was unable to escape in time. The home sustained major damage.

There is no word on the cause, but investigators say the majority of the flames were in the back of the home. The fire remains under investigation.