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Elderly man killed in Texarkana house fire

A 74-year-old man was killed in the blaze.
A 74-year-old man was killed in the blaze.(KSLA)
Published: Feb. 14, 2022 at 12:51 PM CST
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BOWIE COUNTY, Texas (KSLA) - An elderly Bowie County, Texas man is dead after a house fire early Monday morning (Feb. 14).

The Bowie County Sheriff’s Office says dispatch got the call just before 12:30 a.m. about a house fire in the 7000 block of Highway 59 S. Deputies got there and found the house engulfed in flames.

When deputies opened the front door, they found a man lying on the floor. CPR was administered, but the man died from his injuries.

The man has been identified as Floyd Glenn Rush, 74, of Texarkana.

A 74-year-old man was killed in the blaze.
A 74-year-old man was killed in the blaze.(KSLA)

Officials said no one else was home at the time of the fire. An autopsy will be performed.

Foul play is not suspected.

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