Elderly man dies in late night house fire


Urbana - An elderly man is dead after a late night house fire in Urbana.


Fire crews were called to a home in the 600 block of West Michigan around 10:45 Monday night for a house fire. Our partners at the Champaign News Gazette are reporting the 96-year-old man dead after he was pulled out of the home.


He was taken to Carle Foundation Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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