UPDATE: State Fire Marshal issues statement in connection to home explosion

UPDATE: State Fire Marshal issues statement in connection to home explosion

COMANCHE COUNTY, Okla. (TNN) - The Oklahoma State Fire Marshal has positively identified the victim found inside a home after it exploded and burned in eastern Comanche County.

Officials have identified the man inside the home as Anthony Ferrara, a Lawton chiropractor.

The Fire Marshal’s office says they are continuing to investigate the explosion. They said they have collected evidence and samples of accelerants and ignition devises inside the home. Those samples have been submitted to the OSBI Lab for analysis.

The official cause of death hasn’t been released or determined at this time.

According to a release from the Fire Marshal’s Office, “intentional self-inflicted ignition indicative or suicide was not observed, detected or determined.”

The case is still under investigation by the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Comanche County Sheriff’s Office.

We have talked with Judah Sheppard, the State Fire Marshal in charge several times Monday, and this story was written from the most recent clarification we received around 5 p.m.

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