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One man dies in Post Falls mobile home fire

Tue., June 17, 2014, 9:42 a.m.

A 61-year-old man died Tuesday morning in a mobile home fire in Post Falls.

Kootenai County Fire and Rescue Chief Warren Merritt says emergency responders took the man to Kootenai Health where he died of smoke inhalation.

Crews were called to 3250 West Echo Drive around 12:30 a.m. The fire does not appear to be suspicious. The cause is still under investigation.

The mobile home did not have a smoke detector, Deputy Chief Aaron Jones said.

The man’s name hasn’t been released.

Crews from Northern Lakes and Hauser Lake fire departments also were on scene.

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