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Clinton man dies in apartment fire

2 years ago Tuesday, February 05, 2013 7:07:22 AM CST February 05, 2013 Tuesday, February 05 2013 Feb 5, 2013 in News
Source: AP

CLINTON - Investigators identified a wheelchair-bound man who died this morning in a Clinton apartment which caught fire.

The Clinton Fire Department said 47-year-old Christian Phillips died in the fire at the Clinton Manor Apartments today.

Firefighters received the call around 7:18 a.m. and were on scene five minutes later. They said the fire was mostly smoke, and was extinguished quickly.

Investigators said the apartments have a good safety record and Phillips' unit had a working smoke alarm. His body was taken to the coroner for examination.

News 2's Mike Steele will have more on this fire tonight

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