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One person dead after Phoenix house fire that is under investigation

Oct 22, 2018, 5:24 PM
(Phoenix Fire Department Photo)...
(Phoenix Fire Department Photo)
(Phoenix Fire Department Photo)

PHOENIX — One person is dead following a Phoenix house fire on Monday afternoon, according to the Phoenix Fire Department.

Crews responded to reports of smoke showing from a house near First and Pima streets and upon searching the house found a deceased male.

Crews say they made a fast interior fire attack and were able to quickly contain the fire.

Phoenix FD said the cause of the fire is under investigation and will be handled by Phoenix Police and Fire investigators.

No firefighters were injured during the event, Phoenix FD said.

The identity of the deceased male was not immediately available.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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One person dead after Phoenix house fire that is under investigation