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Fatal Kennewick Fire Still Under Investigation

KENNEWICK, Wash.- Kennewick Police and Fire are still investigating a fire that's left one man dead.

66-year-old James Medley was killed when fire tore through his apartment Tuesday night.

Benton County Coroner Floyd Johnson says alcohol is believed to be involved in the fire.

Kennewick firefighters responded to the scene around 6:00 Tuesday night and extinguished the fire before finding Medley's body inside.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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