Emery Woman Loses Life in House Fire


Shortly after noon on Friday, March 1, 2019, ECSO Dispatch Center received a call of a structure fire in the town of Emery. Fire crews from Emery, Ferron and Orangeville responded. An ambulance was also paged to the scene. Once fire crews extinguished the flames and deemed the structure safe for entry, ECSO personnel on scene were able to enter and process the scene. Markette Eardley, age 47, was found deceased. Preliminary reports show that the fire started in the master bedroom. The incident is under investigation by the Emery County Sheriff’s Office, Utah State Fire Marshal’s Office, and the Utah Office of the Medical Examiner.

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