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Deadly house fire in Sikeston, MO called 'accidental'

Aarron Tarrants (Source: Sikeston DPS) Aarron Tarrants (Source: Sikeston DPS)
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SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) -

A deadly house fire in Sikeston, Missouri is being called an accident by investigators.

According to Assistant Chief Jim McMillen with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, crews responded to a home at 415 Marian Avenue around 11:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 19.

When crews arrived, they found the house had fire coming from the roof area of the garage.

Firefighters found 43-year-old Aarron Scott Tarrants unresponsive in his bed inside the house.

Medics tried to revive Tarrants, but they were unsuccessful.

According to investigators, the fire appeared to have started in a storage closet near the garage. No foul play is suspected and the fire appears to have been accidental.

The state fire marshal was called to investigate.

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