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House fire kills Poplar Bluff man

House fire kills Poplar Bluff man

October 29th, 2011 in News

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) - A house fire in southeastern Missouri has killed a 53-year-old man.

KFVS-TV reports ( reports the victim has been identified as David Buchanan. The Butler County coroner says it appears Buchanan died of smoke inhalation.

Firefighters were called around 3:30 a.m. Friday and found Buchanan in a bedroom. The fire chief has ruled the blaze accidental and says it started in the kitchen.

Information from: KFVS-TV,