UPDATE: One Dead in Early Morning Vanderburgh County Fire

Published 02/07 2014 07:35AM

Updated 02/07 2014 07:07PM

The investigation continues into a fatal fire this morning in Vanderburgh County.

Thomas Neil Duncan, 54, died in a house fire on Wright Road. Fire officials say it started around 1:30 this morning-- and was well engulfed when crews arrived.
Three others inside the house got out. Vanderburgh County Sheriff Eric Williams say they're unsure who started it, or how it started.

"We have reason to believe the victim may also be the suspect," Williams says. "But that will come through the course of the investigation that's ongoing. As we interview the family members and people that may or may not have had contact with him recently."

An autopsy on Duncan has yet to be done. State Fire Marshals are expected to investigate the cause of the fire.

The Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office identified the person killed in the fire as 54-year-old Thomas Duncan.

We're told 3 others... 2 men and a woman did escape with minor injuries. They are being treated right now at a local hospital.

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Department says that one person is dead and three are in the hospital after an Friday morning fire on the county's Northwest side.

Crews were called to 7144 Wright Drive just after 1:30 Friday morning.

Firefighters from several departments spent several hours putting out the flames, but they say fighting this fire has not been easy.

We're told firefighters have been running into several issues with water being that there aren't any hydrants nearby. Crews brought in tankers to supply that water.

There were also issues with the water lines breaking down and freezing.

Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.