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Overnight fire kills elderly Smith Co. man

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A 93-year-old man died in a mobile home fire early Wednesday morning in Smith County.

According to Arp Volunteer Fire Department, a passerby reported a single-wide trailer on Highway 135 near the intersection of County Road 2153 was on fire around 2:45 a.m. Upon arrival, crews found that the home was fully engulfed in flames.

The elderly man lived alone after his wife passed away in October. His identity has not yet been released.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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