Cause released in Tilford fire that killed 2

TILFORD, S.D. – A cause has been released for a September fire that led to a propane explosion, killing two people and injuring another.

One of the victims was volunteer firefighter David Fischer, 43. The other victim was Tilford resident Raymond Bachmeier, 82.

According to the Meade County Sheriff’s Office, the fire started from Bachmeier smoking in bed while on oxygen.

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