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Firefighter killed, three others injured in fire at their Ogle County home

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LEAF RIVER (WREX) -

UPDATE: 9 AM -- The Ogle County Sheriff's Office says a Leaf River firefighter who died in a fire at his home is 19-year-old Gregory Wood. 

He was found in a second-floor bedroom and pronounced dead by the Ogle County Coroner. 

The fire happened overnight. When emergency crews arrived, they found the home fully engulfed. Three residents escaped the home and a fourth person was unaccounted for, according to the sheriff's office.

Leaf River Fire Chief Steve Shelton says the deceased victim and the three survivors were all part of the Leaf River Fire Department. 


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