UPDATE: Fire victim ID’d


CLINTON, Ill. (WCIA) — We now know the name of the man who died after a house fire.

It happened on East Jefferson Street around 6:00 p.m. Friday.

Firefighters found 76-year-old Sam A. Meade dead when they went inside his burning home. He died from injuries from that fire.

The fire was contained to that single building.

The State Fire Marshall’s Office is investigating, along with Clinton Police and the Dewitt County Coroner.

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