Former Zappos CEO dies at 46 after house fire

The former CEO of clothing and shoe retailer Zappos, Tony Hsieh, has died at the age of 46.

Hsieh died Friday due to injuries he sustained in a house fire more than a week prior, said Megan Fazio, a spokeswoman for DTP Companies, an organization for which Hsieh was the visionary. At the time, Hsieh was in Connecticut while visiting family.

A man believed to be Hsieh was trapped in the basement of the home that caught fire before he was rescued by firefighters.

After creating his revolutionary website, Hsieh sold his business to Amazon for $1.2
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