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Elderly man killed in overnight house fire

An elderly man was killed after an overnight house fire in Quincy.
Posted at 3:40 PM, Feb 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-25 15:40:22-05

GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — An elderly man was killed after an overnight house fire in Quincy.

On Monday at about 1:50 a.m., the Gadsden County Sheriff's Office and the Quincy Fire and Rescue Department responded to a house fire in the 3500 block of Glory Road in rural Gadsden County.

When deputies arrived on scene, the small mobile home was fully engulfed and 74-year-old Sam Robinson Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene.

The home was a total loss and the fire is pending further investigation by the State Fire Marshall and the Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office.