Germantown mobile home fire victim identified

CREATED Mar 10, 2014 - UPDATED: Mar 11, 2014

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UPDATE: The victim of the mobile home fire has been identified as Jerry Kniess, 52, of Germantown.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Fire officials report foul play is not suspected.


GERMANTOWN -- Germantown police are investigating after a mobile home fire left one dead.

The blaze engulfed the mobile home around 5 a.m. Sunday at the Maple Terrace Mobile Home Park, 211N11863 Hilltop Dr., in Germantown.

Germantown police said the home was a total loss.

The victim has not yet been identified and an autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

A cause of the fire has not been determined.