LE MARS, Iowa -- A Sioux City man badly burned in a fire north of Le Mars in September has died from his injuries.

On Sept. 30, the Le Mars Fire-Rescue Department was called to a fire at 28279 130th St. Upon arrival, firefighters found a trailer fully engulfed next to a hog confinement building. 

Jorge Orozco, 38, was discovered in the fire. He was transported to Floyd Valley Healthcare by private vehicle prior to the arrival of the fire-rescue department. 

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Orozco was then airlifted to St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Lincoln, Nebraska. He died Nov. 9 of his injuries at St. Elizabeth Hospital.

The cause of the fire was determined to be accidental, according to Le Mars Fire-Rescue Chief David Schipper.   

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