1 dead in West Chester house fire

Updated: May. 14, 2021 at 7:45 AM EDT
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WEST CHESTER TOWNSHIP, Ohio (FOX19) - One person is dead in a West Chester house fire, a township fire spokeswoman said.

Barb Wilson and Fire Chief Rick Prinz said a man was found dead in the home in the 6900 block of Forestview Court shortly after fire crews arrived about 3 a.m. Friday.

He was found in the front room of the home, just on the other side of a big front window, the fire chief said.

No other people were in the home, according to the chief.

The fire remains under investigation.

The home appears to be destroyed, Wilson said.

A damage estimate was not available.

State fire marshal officials have been called.

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