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House fire in Lafayette claims 1 victim

September 5, 2018

LAFAYETTE, Colo. (AP) — A body has been found in a house fire in the Colorado community of Lafayette.

The fire occurred Wednesday morning.

Lafayette Fire Department Chief Save Friedel says firefighters were alerted to the fire at about 10 a.m. by nearby construction workers.

Friedel says firefighters had the fire under control in about 15 minutes.

The name of the lone person found inside was not immediately released.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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