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Northern Illinois firefighter, 19, dies in own house fire

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Illinois firefighter Gregory Wood's home was also a total loss. (Credit: CNN) Illinois firefighter Gregory Wood's home was also a total loss. (Credit: CNN)
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A small town in Northern Illinois is mourning the loss of 19-year-old firefighter Gregory Wood.

The Leaf River Fire Department was called out to Wood's home early Friday morning. Wood was a member of that fire department.

Three people inside the home were able to get out, including Wood's parents. However, after the fire was put out, Wood was found dead in a second floor bedroom.

Wood's parents were seriously injured. The home is also a complete loss.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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