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Fatal Fire In Pomfret

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POMFRET, Conn. (AP) _ Investigators combing through a building destroyed by heavy fire in Pomfret have discovered the remains of one person in the structure.

There was no immediate information the on identity of the victim.

Pomfret Fire Marshal Chris Bay declined to comment on the incident and referred all questions to state police who are apparently investigating the case. The agency’s spokesman did not immediately respond to an email seeking information.

Firefighters who arrived at the scene at 421 Brooklyn Road found a house completely engulfed in flames at about 2 a.m. Saturday. Fire crews from several surrounding towns were called in to help put out the blaze.

Authorities are investigating the fire.

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