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Published September 18, 2013, 10:55 AM

1 person dead in Willmar house fire

Someone passing by the home Tuesday saw smoke coming from the eaves of the house and called for help. Firefighters responded and found a fire in the kitchen of the house and the person who died.

WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a fatal house fire in Willmar.

Someone passing by the home Tuesday saw smoke coming from the eaves of the house and called for help. Firefighters responded and found a fire in the kitchen of the house and the person who died.

A neighbor, Jerry Gesch, tells the West Central Tribune the home was occupied by an elderly widow.


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