Investigators release name of man killed in Portsmouth fire

A fire destroyed three homes on Narragansett Boulevard in Portsmouth, early Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (WJAR)

The state fire marshal on Tuesday released the name of the Portsmouth man killed in a house fire.

Authorities said they believe the fire started at 179 Narragansett Blvd., where 76-year-old Richard Kanauss lived. His body was found by firefighters.

The Feb. 7 fire damaged three homes.

The cause of the fire hasn't yet been determined.

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