Man dies in Elwood house fire

Posted By: KLKN Newsroom

A 55-year-old Elwood man was killed early Saturday morning in a house fire, according to the Gosper County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities say when the Elwood Fire Department arrived to the home at 42653 Highway 283 just after 2 a.m., it was fully engulfed. They say owner Gary Beck, 55, was inside at the time.

Cargil of Elwood helped control the fire. The home was a total loss.

The fire is being investigated by the Nebraska State Fire Marshall’s Office.