67-year-old man dies in Pinedale house fire

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Sublette County authorities have released the identity of a man who died in a Pinedale house fire last week.

67-year-old James Tipton of Pinedale died in the blaze after apparently becoming trapped inside of the house. According to an Associated Press report, a woman inside the home was able to escape and notified authorities that Tipton was trapped inside.

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Investigators have not released an official cause of death. The fire remains under investigation.

The woman who escaped was treated for burns and smoke inhalation at a nearby hospital.

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