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Man killed in Woonsocket fire

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Dee DeQuattro

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A 50- year-old man was killed Tuesday morning after his Woonsocket home went up in flames shortly after 6 a.m.

Firefighters say they discovered, Charles Beerheide, behind a door in the burning home. He was immediately removed and rushed to Landmark Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. He was the sole occupant of the home.

Fire Marshall's determined the likely cause of the fire was careless smoking.

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