Man dies in house fire in Hayden

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HAYDEN, ID. — One man died after his house caught on fire in Hayden.

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office says Central Dispatch got a report Saturday of a structure fire off West James Crowe Drive and North Chateaux Drive near West Bordeaux Avenue.

Fire and medical personnel arrived to the scene and entered the home after a witness said they believe someone was still inside.

Firefighters went inside the home and found a man inside. They brought him outside and was taken to Kootenai Health.

The victim, 78-year-old Gary T. Hetrick, was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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