DUBOIS - The Richardson County Sheriff’s Office reports a fire fatality near DuBois, Neb., on Saturday, Aug. 19.

A sheriff’s office press release says Humboldt and Dawson firefighters were dispatched at 7 a.m. for a house fire at 63473 703 Trail.

The house was described as a total loss upon firefighters’ arrival.

The sheriff’s office says 39-year-old Daniel Kaster of DuBois was identified as the victim.

Investigators determined the fire occurred sometime during the night and Kaster died as a result of the fire.

Services are pending at Wherry Mortuary