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1 killed in Fayetteville fire; investigators working to determine cause

Posted June 21

— One person was killed in a fire Wednesday afternoon at a home on Dalton Road in Fayetteville, officials said.

Crews responded to the home, which is in the Waters Edge Community, shortly before 2 p.m.

Crews quickly extinguished the blaze and discovered a body in the home's living room.

The person's name has not been released, but the body will be sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office to determine cause of death.

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire, which they said originated in the living room.

Authorities said damage from the fire was estimated to be about $25,000

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