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One dead after house fire in Waco; multiple people taken to the hospital

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Posted at 6:50 AM, Nov 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-21 10:59:16-05

The Waco Fire Department said a 46-year-old man is dead after a house fire in Waco on Wednesday morning - the day before Thanksgiving.  He has been identified by the family as Jimmy Rios. 

The fire department received the call about the fire at 6:38 a.m.

There were two other women in the house at the time of the fire. A 66-year-old woman was able to get out of the fire okay, but the other woman was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Two firefighters were also injured in the fire. One sustained injuries on the ankle and the other on the elbow.

The fire was in the 1800 block of Gorman Ave. They said it grew to be a 2-alarm fire, and there were smoke alarms in the house.

It was was visible from the second floor. 

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