Man dies in Blanchester fire

BLANCHESTER, OH (FOX19) - A man died Tuesday morning in a fire in Blanchester.

Flames broke out at a mobile home in the 900 block of Shull Road around 6:45 a.m. Tuesday morning.

The Ohio State Fire Marshal's Office says the victim is a 77-year-old man who was staying with his daughter. The daughter was not home at the time.

Investigators say fire originated around electrical components near the nightstand in the master bedroom of the mobile home.

Smoke alarms were present, but it is unknown if they activated. The home was completely destroyed by the fire.

The man's name has not been released.

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