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Delay in exiting burning home may have cost man's life

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By The Staff

By DAMON LAWRENCE

dlawrence@roanecounty.com

A Roane County man died in a fire over the weekend. Blair Fire Chief Clarence Nelson said first responders were dispatched to 859 Skyline Drive a little after 7 a.m. on Saturday. Nelson said the initial report came in as a car fire, but when first responders arrived they found a mobile home on fire.

Entry was made into the residence and the body of Richard Eddy was discovered inside. Nelson said he believes Eddy called 911 after he was awaken by a smoke detector  


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