Polk County Fire and Rescue responded to a house fire Wednesday morning in Benton that claimed a man’s life.
Resident Mark Trueblood, 64, reportedly made it outside of the house before running back inside, reports said. First responders arrived on the scene close to 4:45 a.m. A mother and her two children were reportedly waiting outside for the crews.
Reports stated the body was found near the kitchen.
Investigations are still ongoing as to the cause of the fire.