Cause Determined in Monday Night Fire

Investigators say an electrical problem led to a fire earlier this week in Meridian that took the life of a local resident.

Meridian fire marshal, Jason Collier, says a faulty electrical panel was the cause of a Monday night fire in the 300 block of 24th Street.

Officials say 84-year old Johnnie Lee Johnson died of smoke inhalation.

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