Trailer fire kills 2 people in Bonner County

BONNER COUNTY, ID – The remains of two people were found in a trailer on Nov. 20 in Priest River.

It started with a call about a structure fire at 84 West Beardmore Avenue to the Priest River Police Department at around 1:00 am. Police arrived on the scene, and found a fully engulfed trailer. The Priest River Police Department was assisted by the Bonner County Sheriff’s Office with the scene.

The West Pend Oreille Fire Department arrived, and later was assisted by Pend Oreille County Fire District #4. When the fire was out, the two people were found.

Currently, the Priest River Police Department, and the Bonner County Coroner are working to positively identify the victims in this case. The Idaho State Fire Marshal’s Office is assisting the Priest River Police Department in investigating the cause and origin of the fire.

This is an ongoing story, check back for updates.