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Man killed in apartment fire identified as 55-year-old Port Richey man

PORT RICHEY — Pasco sheriff's deputies identified the man killed in a Wednesday morning apartment fire.

Kevin Burke, 55, died in his apartment at 6715 Deeb St., just off Ridge Road, during a fire that broke out just after 9 a.m., deputies said.

A neighbor was treated at a local hospital for smoke inhalation.

Neighbors said Burke was a mentally disabled man who smoked heavily.

The cause of Burke's death remains under investigation.

No foul play is suspected.

Man killed in apartment fire identified as 55-year-old Port Richey man 12/01/11 [Last modified: Thursday, December 1, 2011 12:54pm]

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