WEST DEER (KDKA) – One person was killed when a trailer caught fire in West Deer Township early Sunday morning.

Authorities say a trailer on Crest View Drive went up in flames.

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Pictures from the scene show very little left, except for some supporting beams.

Officials say a man was killed in the fire. He has since been identified as 85-year-old Ernest Geer. He died of acute fumes and smoke inhalation.

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It’s unclear how the fire initially started.

The fire marshal is investigating.

Stay with KDKA for more information.

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