- Associated Press - Friday, June 24, 2016

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a man has died in a fire at a Sedalia home.

Sedalia Fire Department Chief Mike Ditzfeld says heavy smoke was coming from the home when crews arrived Thursday afternoon. The Sedalia Democrat (https://bit.ly/28RdIOc ) reports that firefighters knocked down the fire quickly and carried the victim out of the home. The man was rushed to a hospital, where he died.

The cause of the blaze wasn’t immediately known. Ditzfeld says the damage to the residence was “significant.”

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Information from: The Sedalia Democrat, https://www.sedaliademocrat.com

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