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SIKESTON, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities are investigating a deadly fire in a southeast Missouri home.

Sikeston Department of Public Safety assistant chief Jim McMillen says crews responded around 11:50 p.m. Tuesday. KFVS-TV reports that firefighters found a 42-year-old man unresponsive in his bed. The man’s name wasn’t immediately released.

The fire started in a carport area, although it’s not clear what sparked it. The state fire marshal was called to investigate.
Information from: KFVS-TV