Man dies in Collinsville house fire

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COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI)- A man is dead after a fire in Collinsville early Sunday. Firefighters were called to the scene in the 100 block of Crandall at just before 2:00am. The home was fully engulfed and the roof appeared to be collapsing.

Firefighters found 86-year-old Grover E. Johnson dead in the home. He was the only resident.

The cause of the fire is unknown. The State Fire Marshall and others are investigating.

Firefighters did not hear any smoke alarms, but have not officially said that there weren’t any installed.

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