Fire Wednesday afternoon in a Hannibal motel room claims one life.
Hannibal Firefighters were called to the Country Hearth Inn on Mark Twain Avenue shortly before 1 p-m They arrived to find heavy smoke and fire in an occupied room. Firefighters indicate there is one fatality. The fire was extinguished in around 10 minutes. One person was found in the room and transported to Hannibal Regional Hospital.  The Missouri State Fire Marshall is investigating.