UPDATE: Elliotsville Township Fire Victims Identified 

The State Fire Marshal’s Office have identified the victims of a fire in Elliotsville Township early Saturday morning.

They say George Beety, 78, and Laurette Beety, 79, both died after fire destroyed their home.

They say the couple bodies were found in the rubble of the one story home.

Officials say they were found in or near the living room and it appears they were trying to escape.

They say the fire was reported by a neighbor just after 1am and that the house was fully engulfed with flames when crews got there.

Fire Marshal Investigators say the fire started in the dining room where the wood stove was located but the cause cannot be determined because of the extent of the damage.

They say the were both retired.