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Man killed in house fire named

Published: May. 6, 2022 at 5:41 PM CDT|Updated: May. 9, 2022 at 4:54 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro fire officials say a person died in a Friday afternoon house fire.

On Monday, Jonesboro Fire Marshal Jason Wills confirmed Coma Tippett died in the fire.

Crews responded to the fire in the 1200-block of Hawk Cove shortly after 5 p.m.

Wills confirmed to Region 8 News that one body was found in the home overnight.

Assistant Fire Chief Marty Hamrick said water supply issues caused work on the fire to take longer than expected.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Region 8 News will continue to gather more details on this developing story.

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