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Boone County man dies in house fire

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Posted at 7:54 AM, Feb 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-19 09:49:01-05

ADVANCE — One man is dead after a house fire Thursday night in Boone County, fire officials said.

Firefighters with the Advance Fire Department responded to a house fire at 7:12 p.m. in the 3300 block of South County Road 700 West, according to the Boone County Coroner's Office.

During a search of the house, they found a man who medics pronounced dead at the scene.

The Boone County Coroner's Office is investigating the man's death, and an autopsy is scheduled.

The man's name has not been released.