Gorham fire victim identified

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GORHAM — State public safety officials have identified the 82-year old man, who died in a home fire March 7, as Gary D. Marshall.

The state Fire Marshal’s Office located a relative in Illinois to notify them of his death.

The Fire Marshal’s Office said Marshall died when fire swept his mobile home on Patio Park Lane in Gorham.  Investigators said in a press release it appeared Marshall was “cooking something on the stove when it caught fire and spread.”  

The  press release also reported, “The man’s body was found in the bathroom by Gorham firefighters and efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.” 

The mobile home was destroyed, according to the press release.