Man killed in house fire in Sedalia

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SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities say a man has died in a fire at a Sedalia home.

Sedalia Fire Department Chief Mike Ditzfeld says heavy smoke was coming from the home when crews arrived Thursday afternoon. The Sedalia Democrat reports that firefighters knocked down the fire quickly and carried the victim out of the home. The man was rushed to a hospital, where he died.

The cause of the blaze wasn’t immediately known. Ditzfeld says the damage to the residence was “significant.”
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Information from: The Sedalia Democrat