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FATAL RICHMOND FIRE BLAMED ON SMOKING IN BED

(Richmond, IN)--Smoking in bed is apparently to blame for a fire at a home adjacent to Westview Elementary in Richmond that left one man dead Wednesday afternoon.  Firefighters arrived and found smoke coming from the top of the home’s second floor.  They made entry into the home and found the victim near his bedroom door. The victim’s identity has not yet been released.  His body was taken to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office for an autopsy.