Man killed in Westmoreland County house fire, 2 others flown to hospital

SALTSBURG, Pa. — A 52-year-old man died in a house fire in Bell Township on Monday morning.

According to the Westmoreland County Coroner, the victim is Frank Zanavich, 52.

Firefighters were called to the house fire on Route 286 shortly before 9:30 a.m.

Two people were also hurt and a landing zone was set up at the Kiski School in Saltsburg for two medical helicopters to transport them to the hospital.

The fire was initially reported by a passerby who saw smoke coming from the structure.

A state police fire marshal was called in to investigate and determine a cause.