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Oklahoma volunteer firefighter killed battling house fire


August 12, 2018

FRIENDSHIP, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Oklahoma say a volunteer firefighter has died while battling a house fire.

The Jackson County sheriff's department says 54-year-old Madison "Maddy" Lee Clinton Jr. was killed while battling a house fire in Friendship, about 137 miles (220 kilometers) southwest of Oklahoma City. Clinton was the assistant chief of the Friendship Volunteer Fire Department.

The fire broke out at about 5:30 p.m. Friday and authorities say the structure was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Officials say Clinton was attempting to extinguish the fl...

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