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Holmes County Man Killed in Mobile Home Fire

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UPDATE: The preliminary cause of death has been released in a Holmes County fire that killed an ESTO man.

According to the Holmes County Sheriff's Office, 51-year-old Bobbie Samuel Summerhill died of smoke inhalation.

The fires started early Wednesday. The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the State Fire Marshal and the Holmes County Sheriff's Office.

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A Holmes County man died in a mobile home fire in the Esto community on Wednesday.

Fifty-one-year-old Bobbie Samuel Summerhill died in the fire on Highway 2 west of Esto. Units from the Holmes County Sheriff's Office, Esto, Pittman and Graceville fire departments responded and had the fire out within minutes.

The State Fire Marshal's Office and the Holmes County Sheriff's Office are investigating the blaze.

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Here is the police report from the Holmes County Sheriff's Office

An Esto man died in a house fire Wednesday morning in Northern Holmes County.  On November 6, 2013 at approximately 6:18 AM the Holmes County Communications Center received a call of a mobile home fire on Highway 2 west of Esto.  The Holmes County Sheriff's Office and Fire Departments responded.  Esto, Pitttman and Graceville Fire Departments arrived and extinguished the fire.   Firefighters then located the remains of 51 year-old Bobbie Samuel Summerhill inside the residence.  Firefighters had the fire extinguished in minutes.  The residence was a total loss. Summerhill was the only occupant of the residence.   The fire is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal's Office and the Holmes County Sheriff's Office.   

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