Huntingburg Flash Fire Victim Dies

The man burned during a chemical explosion at a Huntingburg business has died. It happened Nov. 27 at Styline Services Center on West 6th Street. The fire department says an employee was cleaning trucks in a service pit when the chemicals ignited in a flash flame. 54-year-old John Deel was flown to Memorial Hospital, and later transferred to Indianapolis. Marion County coroner confirmed Deel’s death on December 4th.