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Pittsburg fatal fire update; victim died of smoke inhalation

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Updated December 11, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. - Authorities tell us the death of a man in a Pittsburg fire is being ruled as accidental.

The Pittsburg Police Department tells us the provisional autopsy report shows George Glisar, 54 of Weir, Kansas, died of smoke inhalation.

Fire fighters were called to the home at 1112 East 7th Street at 1:29 a.m. on Friday, December 6.

Authorities have yet to reveal the cause of the fire.

 

Updated December 6, 2013 at 3:35 p.m. - NEWS RELEASE FROM THE PITTSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT

On Friday, December 06, 2013 at 1:29 am, officers responded to 1112 E. 7th for a report of a structure fire.  Fire and police arrived on scene and located a fire at the rear portion of the single family residence.  Shortly thereafter, a male was located inside the residence where he was quickly removed and life-saving efforts were initiated by EMS personnel.  The male was pronounced dead at the scene and will be undergoing an autopsy to determine the official cause of death.

The incident is still under investigation by the Pittsburg Police Department, Kansas State Fire Marshal's Office and Pittsburg Fire Department with additional information being released at the conclusion of the autopsy.  At this time, the fire does not appear to be suspicious in nature.

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Posted December 6, 2013 at 12:50 p.m. - NEWS RELEASE FROM THE PITTSBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT

Pittsburg Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 1112 E. 7th St., Pittsburg, KS at approximately 1:30 am. There is 1 fatality involved with this incident. The fire is currently under investigation by the Kansas State Fire Marshal's office, Pittsburg Fire Department, and Pittsburg Police Department.

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