Members of a local off-road club have been rescuing trapped vehicles and delivering sand bags to Lemmon Valley residents threatened by floodwaters.
Snow Sunday late into Monday.
Son David Wapner told The Associated Press that his father died at home in his sleep. Joseph Wapner was hospitalized a week ago with breathing problems.
Peterson said 12 dogs were killed in the fire, and it is still unclear whether the family's cats managed to escape. Two dogs were rescued and have been returned to the homeowners, he said.