Man Identified In Deadly Bella Vista House Fire

BELLA VISTA (KFSM) — One man died in a house fire in Bella Vista on Thursday night (Aug. 18).

Patrick Bliss, 51, of Bella Vista, was killed in a fire that broke out in a home on 15 Blanford Lane around 6 p.m., according to a Bella Vista press release. When firefighters arrived, the building was in flames.

Neighbors reported seeing Bliss enter his home earlier in the day, and firefighters found his body after the fire was put out, the release states. There were no other injuries in the fire.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.