Wellsville fire update, correction

Some firefighters have been in Wellsville fighting hot spots that have erupted since a fire Saturday evening that was a total loss for the Tom and Latitia Leishman family of Wellsville. Latitia’s name was previously reported as Maggie. She was taken to Logan Regional Hospital following the 6:36 p.m. fire then transferred to McKay Dee Hospital for smoke inhalation and a mild heart attack. She is expected to be released Monday.Tom Leishman was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation. A niece says the Leishmans have been staying with family members because the home was totally destroyed. Besides Tom and Latitia Leishman in the home, their daughter, her husband and grandson were living in the home at the time of the blaze.Cache County Sheriffs Lieutenant Chad Jensen says investigation is continuing into the cause of the fire which probably started due to a bad valve on a gas grill.

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