Hamilton Resident Dies in Mobile Home Fire

Contact: Ragan Ingram, Assistant Commissioner


A Hamilton man die Tuesday when he re-entered his burning mobile home in an attempt to retrieve his medication.

Jerry Wayne Cochran, 56, died in the blaze when he was trapped inside. Cochran and Deborah Floss were at the mobile home when it caught fire. Both escaped, but Cochran returned inside.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this point.