1 dead in southeast Missouri house fire
DESLOGE, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri resident is dead after fire broke out in a home.
The Daily Journal newspaper in Park Hills, Missouri reports that the fire was reported around 12:30 a.m. Sunday in Desloge. Fire Chief Larry Gremminger says the house was engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived.
A woman in the home escaped through a window but suffered smoke inhalation. The name of the person who died has not been released pending a report from the coroner's office.
The Missouri State Fire Marshal's office is investigating. The cause of the fire has not been determined.