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Post Falls Man Dies In Mobile Home Fire

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POST FALLS, Idaho - A 61-year-old north Idaho man died Tuesday morning in a mobile home fire in Post Falls on W. Echo Drive.
    
Kootenai County Fire and Rescue Chief Warren Merritt says emergency responders transported Randy Messenger to Kootenai Health where he died of smoke inhalation. According to Messenger's brother, he was sleeping on the couch in the living room and was the only one home at the time.
    
Merritt tells the Coeur d'Alene Press that the fire reported at about 12:30 a.m. does not appear to be suspicious.
    
He says the home didn't have a working smoke detector. The mobile home is a complete loss and has been boarded up.
    
The man's name hasn't been released.
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