Young woman found deceased in accidental fire

    North Pole, Alaska (KINY) - On Tuesday afternoon, the North Star Volunteer Fire Department received a report of a residential structure fire in North Pole.

    Crews found the 2-story single-family residence moderately involved around 12:55 p.m.

    While fire suppression efforts were underway, additional crews made entry into the structure and located an unresponsive female on the second floor.

    The victim was removed from the structure and quickly transported to a local Hospital where she was declared deceased.

    The victim was identified as 19-year-old Jenna Inman, a North Pole resident.

    A Deputy State Fire Marshal responded to investigate and determined that the area of origin was located at the rear of the structure, adjacent to a chicken coop with heating lamps.

    The fire has been classified as accidental.

    The next of kin has been notified.

    Inman's remains are being transported to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Anchorage.

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