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Man Found Dead In House Fire

Thursday, May 7th, 2009 at 5:11 am

The Lakes Area Fire Department responded to a Lindstrom area home Wednesday around 6:45 p.m. that was on fire.  Upon arrival officers found a small amount of smoke coming from the roof.  They broke the locked door open and found the remains of a fire in the kitchen area that appeared to have self extinguished.

Officers also found the body the resident near the bedroom.  The victims named is not released, but is described as a 28 year old white male.  The cause of death is not yet known.

The Lindstrom Fire Department extinguished the remaining hot spots in the house.  The State Fire Marshall is investigating the cause of the blaze, however, foul play is not suspected.

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