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Man dies from injuries after Colfax house fire

Man dies from injuries after Colfax house fire

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A Colfax man injured in a house fire Sunday has died.

Samuel A. Buckley, 23, of Colfax died Tuesday at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn. after sustaining severe burns in a house fire Sunday, according to Buckley’s obituary.

Another person injured in the fire at a home in the 100 block of Viking Drive in Colfax suffered injuries from smoke inhalation, Colfax fire chief Don Logslett said Monday.

Logslett said Monday the house was a total loss.

Fire crews responded to the fire at about 8 p.m. Sunday and were on the scene until about 11:30 p.m., Logslett said Monday, adding that officials had not determined the cause of the fire as of Monday afternoon.


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