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One Person Dead After Trailer Fire in Long Neck

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LONG NECK, Del. -- The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office says they are investigating a house trailer fire that left one person dead Sunday morning.

Fire officials say the fire reportedly started before 5:00 a.m. in the 26000 block of Autumn Road near State Route 24. When firefighters arrived on the scene, the fire had already engulfed the trailer. While battling the fire, firefighters discovered one person inside the trailer; they were pronounced dead on the scene. A positive identification is pending upon a completed autopsy from the Delaware Division of Forensic Science. The fire also caused damage to the house trailers on both sides of the burning trailers; no on was home in the other two trailers.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation; there has been an estimated fire damage of $50,000.

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