One person dead after Henderson County house fire

One person is dead after a house fire in rural Carman, Illinois Saturday afternoon.

The Henderson County coroner's office has identified the victim as Joseph Patrick Daly, 72, who lived in the home.

Preliminary autopsy results reveal Daly died from smoke inhalation.

Coroner Kris Beals said three residents were at the home at the time of the fire.

One of those residents was treated at the scene, while the other was taken to a West Burlington hospital.

Several fire departments responded to the house fire.

The Illinois State Fire Marshal's office is investigating the cause.