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75-year-old man dies in fire on city's east side

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Posted at 7:32 PM, Dec 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-06 19:32:19-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- A 75-year-old man died in a house fire on the city's east side Sunday night. 

The fire happened shortly before 7:00 p.m. in the 900 block of North Linwood Avenue. 

According to the Indianapolis Fire Department, the man possibly fell asleep while smoking.

There were not any working smoke detectors in the house. 

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