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Woman found dead in Roy house fire; home ruled complete loss

Feb 23, 2020, 3:12 PM | Updated: 8:02 pm
house fire in Roy leaves the home a complete loss...
(photo Credit: Brodie Schwinn)
(photo Credit: Brodie Schwinn)

UPDATE 7:58 P.M.

ROY UT — Police confirm finding the owner of the home dead inside the remains of the fire. The state fire marshal and medical examiner are still investigating the cause of the fire.

Roy Fire Department respond early Sunday morning

Sunday morning the Roy Fire Department responded to a fully engulfed house fire at about 5 a.m. The fire left the home a complete loss.

Captain Matthew Heslop with the Roy Fire Department said that fire fighters arrived at the home and the house was fully engulfed.

It is reported that the flames were strongest in the garage and living area.

Fire put out by afternoon

Heslop said that the even though the fire is out, the home remains very unstable. Crews are now shoring up the home before they will be able to search inside.

The person who lived in the home was unaccounted for at the time, but an investigation by the state fire marshal is now underway.

 

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