11-year-old boy dies in fire

– Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release

Shortly after 3:00AM on Saturday morning Sheriff’s Dispatch was notified of a house fire on North Barlow Lane in Bishop. Several agencies responded including Bishop Police Department, Bishop Fire, Tribal Police, and Inyo Sheriff’s Office. After the fire was extinguished an 11-year old boy was found to be deceased inside the home.

At this time the fire appears to be accidental in nature, but an arson investigator was requested by the Bishop Fire Department to determine the cause and origin of the fire. As more information becomes available it will be released.

 

 

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Another Someone
Another Someone
7 years ago

my heart hurts for such a loss. Prayers and thoughts to the family of this sweet boy.

Sharon
Sharon
7 years ago

A memorial fund has been set up in the memory Matthew Hanson at Chase Bank in Bishop. Ivan lost his dearly loved son, a joy to many of us. He also lost his home, car and all of his belongings. Please help if you can.

Concerned citizen
Concerned citizen
7 years ago

My heart aches for the loss of such a young child and for his family and especially his parents. I can’t comprehend the pain they are going thru and I really hope they eventually find peace. Such a tragic loss! Will there be a fund set up for the family… Read more »

Just someone
Just someone
7 years ago

Such a sweet boy who was tragically taken too soon. Prayers and love to his family.

Charles O. Jones
Charles O. Jones
7 years ago

What a tragedy. My heart goes out to this young man’s family. May he rest in peace.