Borger man found deceased at scene of fire

Borger resident Kenneth Herin, 73, was found deceased Sunday after a small fire inside a one-bedroom apartment on Harvey Street. On Sunday, the Borger Fire Department was dispatched at 1:17 p.m. to the 400 block of Harvey. Upon arrival, the fire was already extinguished. According to Borger Fire Marshal Jerry Langwell, the State Fire Marshal has been assisting with the investigation. The autopsy and evidence shows the cause of death was the result of Herin smoking while on oxygen. Herin was pronounced dead on July 1, 2012, by the Justice of the Peace.