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Services planned for man who died in Thursday morning house fire

Posted at 4:07 PM, Oct 24, 2019

10/26/2019 update:
Eric Stec, 48, died Thursday morning in a house fire at his home near 173rd St and Cady Circle.

A GoFundMe page set up in support of the family says Stec leaves behind his wife and two children.

Due to extensive smoke damage caused by the fire, the family is unable to reside in their home.

Funeral services are planned for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Wenceslaus Church, according to our partners at the Omaha World-Herald.

A visitation will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Previous story:
This morning, the Omaha Fire Department battled a fire in West O and say one person was found dead.

The time of the alarm was just after 8:30 and crews were on site in less than ten minutes at 17314 Cady Circle.

Crews declared the fire under control by 9 a.m., say the cause is not known at this time and it is still under investigation.

Eric Stec, 48, died in a fire at his home near 173rd Street and Cady Circle, according to a GoFundMe page set up in support of the family.