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Gadsden man dies in house fire after saving wife

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An early morning house fire claimed the life of a Gadsden man, according to Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin.

Brian Steven Geary, 53, died Saturday morning after failing to escape from his home on Benson Drive. Geary successfully helped his wife to safety before passing away. She was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Etowah County Sheriff's deputies, Etowah County Arson Task Force and members of Black Creek, Highland and Lookout Mountain volunteer fire departments responded to the call around 5 a.m.

Geary's body will be sent for an autopsy to determine the cause of death exactly. No foul play is expected at the moment. The investigation to find the cause of the fire is ongoing.

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