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July 01, 2016 13:40

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responded to an early morning house fire with a fatality at 6800 N Princeton St. PF&R was called to a report of a house fire at 0640 this morning. Upon arrival crews found dense smoke in the residence. Crews located one victim inside the house. The victim was transported to a local area hospital with smoke inhalation injuries. Unfortunately the victim died as a result of these injuries. Clutter inside the house contributed to the amount of smoke and difficulty in rescuing the victim. PF&R urges residents to get out of their houses quickly if there is a fire. Smoke and dangerous gases can quickly overcome someone in a house fire. The safest course of action is to get out and make sure that someone has called 911. Cause and damage estimates will be updated as they become available. Continue Reading...



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