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Man Found Dead Inside Burning Home in Ocean View

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Ocean View House Fire (Image from ESBN, David Trivits) Ocean View House Fire (Image from ESBN, David Trivits)

OCEAN VIEW, Del.- The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating a house fire, where one person was found dead.

The Millville Fire Company responded to the 100 block of Woodland Ave. shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday for reports of a house on fire. 

Officials say firefighters arrived on the scene with flames engulfing the two-story home.

Firefighters say they found one person deceased inside the home. The victim was turned over to the Division of Forensic Science for an autopsy today. Officials say the identity of the victim and nature of death will be released by the DFS at a later time.

State fire investigators are still searching for the fire’s origin and cause.

Heavy fire damage was estimated at $25,000. Officials say there were no smoke alarms in the house.

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