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Services announced for man who died in Tamms house fire

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TAMMS, IL (KFVS/AP) - Services have been announced for a man who died in a fire in Tamms, Illinois.

Illinois State Police officials are investigating a deadly house fire that happened in Tamms, Illinois early on Wednesday morning.

It happened a Third Street and Illinois Ave. A neighbor says the fire broke out around 5 a.m. 

According to Alexander County Coroner Willie Bingham, one man was found dead in the home.

Relatives and the Jones Funeral Home in Tamms say 65-year-old Billy Dunning died in the blaze before dawn Wednesday.

According to the Jones Funeral home, a visitation for Billy Dunning is set for Monday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. where a memorial service will follow at the Jones Funeral Home in Tamms.

Coroner Willie Bingham tells the (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan the fire's origin does not appear to be suspicious, though he had no other immediate details about the blaze.

Bingham says others inside the house managed to escape the fire.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine an exact cause of Dunning's death.

According to a family member five people were in house, and four of those inside the home got out.

The wood structure burned to the ground.

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