Firefighters Return to Scene of Fatal Fire
(HANNIBAL)—Firefighters were called back Monday morning to the scene of a fire at 30 Brook Road in Hannibal that claimed one life and sent another person the the hospital.
Sunday morning's alarm came in at 6:05 a-m. Hannibal Firefighters were also called for mutual aid. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke and high heat. One person was taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital in serious condition according to Hannibal Rural firefighters. 78 year old Gerald Dobson was pronounced dead at the scene by Marion County Coroner Darrell McCoy. Investigators are searching for the cause of the fire. The James O’Donnell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Dobson.