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11/02/08-Longview

Update: Father still hospitalized after fire that killed infant son

An East Texas father is still hospitalized after an apartment fire that killed his one year old son.   

The fire broke out Saturday morning on Choice Street in Kilgore. Firefighters were able to get the fire under control, but 1 year old Tamarian Wheat was already overcome by smoke. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Tamarian's father, Christopher Wheat, was taken to Good Shepherd Medical Center to be treated for smoke inhalation, where he remains.

bhallmark@kltv.com

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