UPDATE: Nyssa man dies in trailer fire

UPDATE Sunday, Oct. 7:

The victim in the fire was Efren Amaral Pacheco, 40, according to Travis Johnson, Malheur County undersheriff.

According to relatives, he was married and the father of five.

A fundraising drive is underway to help the family with housing and funeral expenses.

NYSSA – Fire and police are investigating a trailer fire that killed a Nyssa man Friday night.

Nyssa Fire Department Chief Eric Menchaca said the blaze began about 9 p.m., sparked by an electrical failure in the bathroom of the single-wide trailer at 1720 Park Ave.

Menchaca said the name and age of the man killed in the fire are being withheld as the investigation of the fire is underway.

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