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1 person killed in fire near Cascade

Posted: Mar 13, 2018 9:24 AM Updated:

GREAT FALLS - One person died in an early Tuesday morning house fire south of Cascade.

Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edwards said in a press release that at about 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, emergency personnel were dispatched to a report of a structure fire on Sheep Creek Road.

Emergency responders included firefighters from Cascade, Ulm, and the Montana Air National Guard, along with Sheriff's deputies.

Sheriff Edwards said that when emergency crews arrived, the house was fully-engulfed in flames. After the fire was extinguished, first responders discovered that a person had died in the fire.

The person’s identity is not yet known. No other details have been released at this point. Sheriff Edwards says that an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire.

We will update you as we get more information.

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