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Man dies in Schuylkill camper fire

A Schuylkill County Deputy Coroner has identified the man who died in the recreational vehicle fire on Wednesday night.

Michael Farber, 56, died in the fire, according to Deputy Coroner Albert Barnes.

The Schuylkill County Communications Center received a call at 7 p.m. for a recreational vehicle on fire on Old Route 209, a supervisor with the Schuylkill County Communications Center said. Schuylkill County Coroner Dr. David G. Moylan III said a virtual autopsy was scheduled at The Simon Kramer Cancer Institute at 5:15 p.m.

Firefighters from Schuylkill and Walker Townships responded to the scene.

State Police at Frackville said state police fire marshal Trooper John Burns Joseph Hall were at the scene of the fire investigating.

The scene Thursday morning in Schuylkill Township where a man was killed in a fire. COPYRIGHT LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS