Central Missouri man dies in house fire

2 years 9 months 1 day ago August 21, 2014 Aug 21, 2014 Thursday, August 21 2014 Thursday, August 21, 2014 5:44:10 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

CENTERTOWN (AP) - The state fire marshal is helping an investigation into a house fire that killed a mid-Missouri man.

Cole County fire authorities say 40-year-old Steven Mims died in the fire Wednesday in Centertown.

The Jefferson City News-Tribune reports the home was a total loss. Sheriff Chief Deputy Capt. John Wheeler says the extent of the damage makes it more difficult to determine the fire's cause.

Wheeler says the blaze is not considered suspicious.

 

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