Man dies following fire in Luzerne Borough


A man who was badly burned in a fire at an apartment building in Luzerne Borough on Saturday morning has died.

Garry Kulawiak, 74, was flown to Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest near Allentown where he died Saturday night, WNEP-TV reported Monday.

His death was ruled an accident.

The blaze broke out at about 10:30 a.m. at 135-137 Kelly St.

A state police deputy fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

Luzerne Borough Fire Chief Ron Rahl could not be reached for comment on Monday.