One killed in Greene County house fire


An early morning fire in rural Greene County has destroyed a home and has taken the life of one person. The Greene County Sheriff's office has confirmed that an elderly man was killed in the fire.

It happened in Leeds on La Corte Extension off of Charles Road, an unpaved road off Cairo Junction Road.

The call to Leeds firemen originally came in as a smoke investigation, then other fire companies were calling in for water and manpower.

One firemen broke his heel fighting the fire.

At this point the investigation into what started the fire is underway.

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