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Fatal Fire In Rural Central City

A Central City man has died after a house fire broke out in rural Central City yesterday.

The Merrick County Sheriff's office sent out the press release yesterday evening.


At about 3:15 p.m yesterday emergency crews were dispatched to the corner of State Highway 14 and L Road in rural Central City.


80 year old Bill Cedar was pronounced dead at the scene.


One firefighter received medical treatment on-site and was released.


The fire is under investigation, but no foul play is suspected.