Update: West Springfield Fire Fatality Identified

Paul William Church, 56, of 5631 Southampton Drive, has been identified as the victim in the house fire March 19, 2015. Sounding smoke alarms assisted in allowing three of the four occupants to escape. Two of the occupants were treated at the scene by paramedics; however, no one was transported to a medical facility.

The home is a total loss. The fire started in the basement laundry room.

The cause of the fire continues to be under investigation. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.