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Man dies in fire in basement of St. Charles County home

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KTVI)-A fire in a home in St. Charles County has left a 93-year old man dead. St. Charles County police say that it was likely a cooking fire in the basement of the home in the 800 block of Emerald Drive, just outside the St. Charles city limits.

Family members who lived with the victim weren't home at the time of the fire but later found him.  The man used a wheelchair.  Authorities were called to the scene around 6:00pm Sunday.