Artist Clayton Peterson who lives at 127 South Main Street, site of the fire, said he was escorted out of the front of the building around 1:30 in the morning by responders.
The Blade/Jetta Fraser
BOWLING GREEN — Police have identified Marshall B. Drake as the man who died today in a fire on South Main Street.
The 52-year-old man was found dead in his bed in a second floor apartment above 127 S. Main after the fire was reported at 1:12 a.m., the Bowling Green Fire Department said.
Paramedics from the Bowling Green Fire Division attempted CPR to revive Mr. Drake, but were unsuccessful.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.