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Large house fire leaves one man dead

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Officials say a house fire Saturday in Montgomery has claimed one man's life.

Firefighters say the fire happened on West 4th Street off Mulberry Street. When they arrived on the scene smoke and flames could be seen shooting from the roof.

Firefighters found the 55-year-old man inside the residence. They transported him to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Two firefighters received second degree burns to their hands and wrists. They were also treated at a local hospital as well.

Fire investigators say there was heavy damage to the structure. They are working to determine a cause. 

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