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Greenville man dies in house fire Sunday night

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Lindsey Wiley
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Texas A&M University-Commerce

A woman in the house suffered from smoke inhalation injuries and was hospitalized.

  • In Greenville, one person has died and another was hurt during a Sunday night house fire. The Greenville Fire-Rescue Department says shortly before 8:30 p.m. Sunday, units were dispatched to a possible residential structure fire at 215 Cedar Crest Street. Officials say firefighters found heavy smoke and a small fire inside the house, along with a 74-year-old man with severe burn injuries. The man died as a result of his injuries. A woman in the house was taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation injuries. No further information was immediately available and the incident is under investigation by the Greenville Fire Marshal’s office.
  • In Royse City, a man was shot to death Sunday morning. The shooting victim has been identified by police as 43-year-old Larry Deshaun Baker of Madisonville, Texas. Royse City police at about 5:45 a.m. Sunday morning, police responded to a disturbance in the 5400 block of County Road 2526 in Royse City. Officers say they found the man in a driveway. He was taken by ambulance to a local hospital and pronounced dead. Royse City police say no arrests were immediately made, and the shooting remains under investigation Monday by the Royse City Police Department.