Man killed in Mt. Juliet house fire in hoarding situation identified


A man killed in a house fire amid an apparent hoarding situation has been identified.

David S. Troutman, 55, was killed in the blaze along Crystal Court in Mt. Juliet last week.

The cause of the fire and its origin are still being investigated.

Crews said they had to navigate through a lot of personal belonging and debris. They referred to it as a "hoarding-like situation."

The Middle Tennessee Hoarding Task Force is focused on quality and effective community training in addition to connecting individuals, family members, and professionals affected by hoarding with needed resources. CLICK HERE for more information, or contact Marnie Matthews if you or someone you know are seeking help with hoarding.

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