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1 firefighter dead, 2 injured in Tenn. blaze

Roof collapse at a Saturday morning fire in Tennessee take the life of one volunteer firefighter and injures two others.

Duty Death: Kenny Fox - [Decature County , Tennessee]


PARSONS, Tenn.  — A tragic story out of Decatur County; a volunteer firefighter was killed in the line of duty Saturday morning when a business in Parsons went up in flames.

Kenny Fox, a volunteer firefighter and sheriff's deputy, became trapped when the roof collapsed during the fire, according to police.

Two other firefighters were badly burned and are now at Vanderbilt Hospital.  The Decatur County Sheriff, Roy Wyatt, says Jeremy Inman and his brother Randy are being treated for third degree burns on their face and hands.

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