HIGBEE, Mo.- The Higbee Area Fire Protection District responded to a deadly fire this morning on a rural county road.

Higbee fire officials were able to confirm there was a fatality in a fire on County Road 2445. The victim of the fire has been identified as 61-year-old Daniel Faddis.

Information on the cause of the fire has not been received.

KMZU reached out to the Randolph County Sheriff, Mark Nichols, and was not available for comment.