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Name of man who died in Oklahoma City fire released

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A man was found inside a house Saturday where a small fire was reported at 3840 NW 14. The man later died at a hospital. [ROBERT MEDLEY/THE OKLAHOMAN]
A man was found inside a house Saturday where a small fire was reported at 3840 NW 14. The man later died at a hospital. [ROBERT MEDLEY/THE OKLAHOMAN]

The state medical examiner's office has identified an Oklahoma City fire victim from Saturday.

Luiz Ordaz, 38, died Saturday in a fire at 3840 NW 14. He died of smoke inhalation. The death has been ruled accidental, a medical examiner's spokesman said.

Ordaz was found inside a house with a small fire in it Saturday. His death is the ninth of the year in a fire in Oklahoma City. Last year, 22 people died in fires. Firefighters did not determine an exact cause of the fire Saturday.

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