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1 person dead, 2 others survive Palmer house fire

April 8, 2016

PALMER, Mass. (AP) — One person has died in an early morning fire in Palmer.

The blaze in the town’s Bondsville section was reported at about 5:30 a.m. Friday.

Two police officers were the first on the scene and tried to attack the blaze with fire extinguishers.

Fire Chief Scott Gustafson tells WWLP-TV that the victim was found in the living room of the home, which appears to be the point of origin.

Two other residents and a dog survived. The people were taken to a hospital as a precaution and the dog was given oxygen at the scene.

No names were released.

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