RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (August 7, 2012)—Airman 1st Class Robert J. Hernandez, 26, of El Paso, has died at a fire in his off-base apartment in Germany, officials at Ramstein Air Base said.
Authorities say Hernandez died Sunday at his home in Otterberg, Germany.
Investigators believe the fire broke out in the kitchen and then spread throughout the apartment.
Military officials did not provide details about a possible cause of the blaze.
Hernandez was assigned to the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron of the 86th Airlift Wing at Ramstein.