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House fire near 27th Avenue and Indian School Road leaves one person dead

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Posted at 4:41 AM, Feb 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-03 10:32:53-05

PHOENIX — One person was pronounced dead after an early morning house fire near 27th Avenue and Indian School Road.

The blaze was discovered when a fire engine was driving in the area and spotted smoke coming from a nearby neighborhood. Crews found a single-story home was on fire.

Phoenix Fire Department says firefighters were met with "a heavy volume of contents" when they went inside the home.

A victim was also found inside the home and taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition. Phoenix police later told ABC15 the incident was a death investigation.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.