Name released in fatal Sullivan County house fire

Photo credit: Sullivan County Sheriff's Office

Police have released the name of the man killed in a Monday morning house fire on Shipley Ferry Road in Sullivan County.

James Freeman, 71, was killed.

A call to a house fire in the 2000 block of Shipley Ferry Road came in at 6:45 a.m. Monday. When the Sullivan County Fire Department arrived, the front of the house was in flames.

The department put out the fire, but a man living in the home was unable to get out. Police are investigating the fire, but no foul play is suspected.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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