Authorities have identified the victim of yesterdays deadly house fire on Hanscom Blvd. in Omaha yesterday as 45 year old Patty Placek. Bernie Swenson was friends with Patty since grade school and says it is hard to believe she will never see her friend again. She says Placek was a wonderful person.
Swenson says Placek was more like family and they often got together with husbands and children for parties and other events.
Authorities have not yet determined if the fire was accidental or a criminal act.