One dead after DeSoto County house fire - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

One dead after DeSoto County house fire

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A woman died in a house fire in Walls, MS, according to DeSoto County Fire Department officials.

Firefighters responded to the 7400 block of Broken Hickory Drive and were able to put out the flames.

According to the DeSoto County Sheriff's Office, the woman's husband tried to go into the house to save her, but couldn't.  He went to the hospital and was treated for smoke inhalation.

The victim's identity has not been released, but investigators say she died from smoke inhalation.

Investigators are still working to learn what started the blaze.

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