DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — The identities of two people who died in a fatal fire on Friday night have been released.
Authorities say Sherrie Renee Urciolo, 54, and Herbert M. Smith, Jr., 51, died in the fire that engulfed their mobile home on Cotton Lane northeast of DeFuniak Springs on the night of June 15.
Walton County Fire Rescue and the Walton County sheriff’s deputies responded to the home about 10 p.m. to find heavy smoke and flames engulfing the structure, according to the Walton County Sheriff’s Office. Two bodies were found inside after the fire was extinguished.
According to the State Fire Marshal’s Office, the fire is not believed to be suspicious.
Crews from the Argyle and DeFuniak Springs fire departments assisted at the scene.