Fatal Fire in Bridgeville Under Investigation

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One person is dead after fire broke out at a home in Bridgeville.  The call came in just after 9:40pm for a house fire on Route 13 – firefighters arriving at the scene found the residence fully involved. The State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating to determine the cause and origin of the fire and the Division of Forensic Science will conduct an autopsy on the victim. Four other people in the home were able to get out safely. Fire crews were on the scene for over 7 hours – damage is estimated at $100,000.