Fallon Fire Leaves 1 Dead

Authorities in Fallon are hoping that a man arrested on unrelated charges may have information on a deadly fire that claimed that life of a woman Monday.

The name of the victim was withheld pending positive identification.

Churchill County Sheriff Richard Ingram said Thomas Warburton, 51, was arrested on motor vehicle violations.

Warburton is acquainted with the occupants of the house who may have information about the fire's cause, the sheriff said.

The house is being treated and as a crime scene as an investigation continues, Ingram said.

The fire was reported by a neighbor shortly after noon Monday.

A 6-year-old girl who lived at the house was at the neighbor's home.

She is now with the Nevada Division of Child and Family Services,
Ingram said.