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Victim in Security house fire identified

Posted at 5:17 PM, May 25, 2020

SECURITY — Officials in El Paso County have identified the person who died in a house fire Monday morning.

The Security Fire Department was called to a home on Watson Blvd. around 2 a.m.

Once put out, firefighters found one man, identified as Eric O'Brien, 34, and two pets deceased inside the home.

The cause and manner of death with be determined by the El Paso County Coroner's Office.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

This is an ongoing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.