Man dies in house fire in Alakanuk

Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2008

BETHEL - An Alakanuk man died in a house fire, the Alaska State Troopers said.

The body of Charles Clyde Smith, 64, was found in the remains of the house that burned Monday.

The fire appeared to be accidental, police said.

Alakanuk is a community of about 650 residents near Bethel on Alaska's western coastline. It is located on the Yukon River.

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