An earlier version of this story contained incorrect information about the day the fire occurred. The actual day is Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, and the story has been corrected. We apologize for the error.

NEW PARIS, Ohio (WDTN) – A couple killed in a New Paris house fire has been identified.

David Lindloff with the Preble County Coroner’s Office said Jimmie and Sandra Clark were killed in the fire on Friday, January 21. The victims were in their 70s.

The Northwest Fire and Ambulance District said crews were dispatched to the home in the 300 block of West Main St. on reports of a fire around 4 a.m. on Friday. The cause of the fire has not been determined at this time.

This incident remains under investigation.

WDTN is working to learn more and we will update this story as we receive more information.