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Man dies in motel fire west of Springfield

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — Authorities say one man has died in a motel fire west of Springfield.

Officials responded to the Cloud Drift Motel around 2 a.m. Monday. Brookline Fire Chief Larry McConnell says the man used oxygen to help him breath and several oxygen tanks were inside the room.

Broadcaster KSPR (http://bit.ly/QMhtGN ) reported that the fire started near the bed, and officials had warned the man before about smoking in bed.

The name of the man wasn’t immediately released.

 

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