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September 11th, 2013 11:50 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Update: Boy killed in Kingsport fire remembered as kind, loving

On Wednesday children's toys sit outside the home of Tuesday's fatal fire. Photo by Rain Smith.

KINGSPORT — A 3-year-old boy has been identified as the victim of a fatal home fire, leaving neighbors shocked by the tragic loss on their quiet Kingsport street.

On Wednesday Kingsport Fire Department Public Education Officer Barry Brickey confirmed Henley Dunbar was killed in the blaze. His mother, Nikki Dunbar, was transported to Holston Valley Medical Center for treatment. She remains hospitalized.

Shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday the KFD responded to the scene, 1009 Rosetree Lane, finding flames through approximately 30 percent of the structure. Reba Glover, who lives two houses down from the Dunbars, couldn't get home due to emergency personnel working the scene.

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