Ruling Issued In Fatal Mayes County Fire

Wednesday, May 6th 2009, 9:23 am
By: News On 6

PRYOR, OK -- The state Fire Marshal's Office reports a fatal Mayes County house fire has been ruled as an arson fire.

A 39-year-old Mayes County man died in the blaze on April 28.

Michael Cobb's body was found after firefighters had extinguished the fire.

4/29/2009 Related story: Mayes County Man Dies In House Fire

An official with the state Fire Marshal's office says the fire remains under investigation and a report has been turned over to the Mayes County Sheriff's Office.

Friends of Michael Cobb have established a memorial fund to benefit his 6-year-old twins.  Donations can be made at the RCB Branch in Pryor.