WXXI Local Stories
Fri January 31, 2014
Fourth Victim Dies From Penfield Mobile Home Fire
A fourth victim has died after the mobile home fire in Penfield on January 20th.
Strong Memorial Hospital confirms that 66 year old Barbara Beach died early Friday morning.
She is the great –grandmother of 8 year old Tyler Doohan, who ran back into the mobile home trying to help his disabled grandfather. Tyler died in that fire as did his grandfather, Stephen Smith, and another relative, Lewis Beach.
Five other people who were in that home survived. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it’s believed the fire was related to an electrical problem.