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Arson detectives investigating death of 66-year-old man in Phoenix house fire

Jun 28, 2024, 7:49 PM

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Arson detectives are investigating a house fire in Phoenix that left a 66-year-old man dead. (Phoenix Fire Department file photo)

(Phoenix Fire Department file photo)

PHOENIX — Arson detectives with the Phoenix Fire Department are investigating a house fire that left a man dead on Friday.

Police and fire personnel responded to reports of a house fire near Osborn Road and 22nd Street after 12:30 p.m. A 66-year-old man, Terrence Smithers, was found dead inside after the fire was extinguished.

Authorities say details of the fire and Smithers’ death are under investigation.

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Arson detectives investigating death of 66-year-old man in Phoenix house fire