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Published December 13, 2010, 01:03 PM

Man Killed in Minto, ND House Fire

A 65-year-old man died in a house fire Saturday afternoon in Minto, ND. Authorities suspect the fire started in the kitchen.

Walsh County Sheriff Lauren Wild says 65-year-old James Robert

Ebertowski died of smoke inhalation at approximately 3:32 Saturday afternoon.

Authorities say the fire was at 230 Wilson Avenue in Minto, ND and they suspect the fire started in the kitchen. It took firefighters over four hours to extinguish the fire.

Ebertowski was home alone at the time. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.