UPDATE: Decatur Man Killed in Fire Identified

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Decatur-- Macon County Coroner, Micheal Day, has identified the man killed in a fire on North Drive.  Gary L. Allen. 64, died in the residential house fire February 18th.  Coroner Day says an autopsy indicated he died of smoke inhalation and cardiac and lung ailments.

Decatur Fire Fighters say Allen's son suffered burns while trying to rescue his father. He was taken to a burn unit in Springfield.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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