GREEN RIVER — A woman died following an early morning house fire in Green River on Saturday.

Assistant Fire Chief Larry Erdmann said the house at 1610 Idaho St. was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived at 5 a.m., according to a press release. He said a man and three children were able to get out of the home. However, by the time firefighters got the woman out, she had died.

The woman’s name has not been released by the Sweetwater County coroner.

The father of the family was transferred to a hospital in Salt Lake City to be treated for injuries sustained in the fire, according to Stephen Core from the city of Green River. Information on his condition has not been released.

Fire Chief Erdmann said the cause of the fire is still under investigation and the home is a total loss. The state fire marshal is in Green River assisting with the investigation.

The Red Cross of Wyoming assisted the displaced family by providing lodging and other immediate needs. Further assistance will be provided as needed.

For more information about the Red Cross, contact Disaster Program Manager Libby Cave at 307-274-7758 or

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