Muncie Man Dies in House Fire

(MUNCIE) – A 70-year-old man died in a house fire in Muncie, Wednesday.

Muncie firefighters responded to the fire at 12:20 p.m. in the 1400 lock of North Tillotson Avenue, just south of York Prairie Creek

The coroner’s office identified the victim at Carl Rinehart Jr.

Investigators believe the fire started in relation to the use of cigarettes. It was ruled accidental.

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