1 dead in early-morning West Chester fire

There are 11 municipal police departments in Butler County.

A man has died after a fire early this morning in West Chester Twp.

Township spokeswoman Barb Wilson said emergency crews responded to a fire at about 4 a.m. Friday at a single-family home in the 6900 block of Forest View Court.

The Butler County coroner was called, and one man was pronounced dead.

Wilson said the fire is under investigation by the fire marshal.

The Journal-News will update this story as more information is available.

West Chester emergency crews responded to a fire at about around 4 a.m. on Friday, May 14, 2021, at a single-family home in the 6900 block of at 6964 Forest View Court. One man died in the fire. NICK GRAHAM / STAFF
West Chester emergency crews responded to a fire at about around 4 a.m. on Friday, May 14, 2021, at a single-family home in the 6900 block of at 6964 Forest View Court. One man died in the fire. NICK GRAHAM / STAFF