Child killed in Madisonville fire Monday night

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MADISONVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – A child was killed in a Madisonville residential fire on Monday night.

Madisonville Fire-Rescue crews responded to a house fire on the 1200 block of Lincoln Drive, where a child was found dead inside the home (child’s age is unknown at this time) according to Madisonville Fire Chief John Tallent.

TBI is investigating the house fire at the request of 10th Judicial District Attorney General Stephen Crump.

The victim’s body has been transported to the Knox Regional Forensic Center for autopsy.

We are working to learn more and have a crew on the way to the scene.

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