Identities Released In B & B Fire
NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) - Officials are identifying the six people accidentally killed in a fire at a New Ulm, Minnesota bed and breakfast. They are Andrew Uhing of Hartington, Neb.; Joseph J. Bergman and his wife, Dian Lee Bergman, 59, of Centuria, Wis. Uhing's wife, Sandy, escaped. Also killed were Roberta Ann McCrea, 48, of New Ulm, the owner of the Bohemian Bed and Breakfast, and her daughters, Abby Gayle Wood, 15, and Savannah Grace McCrea, 3. Ramsey County medical examiner's office has determined all but Joseph Bergman died of carbon monoxide poisoning due to the fire. He was found to have died of burns. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the New Ulm Fire Department, the state fire marshal's office and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.