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Person found dead inside of burning home in Portsmouth

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Posted at 8:30 AM, Jun 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-29 09:52:24-04

Portsmouth, Va. – A person was found dead inside of a burning home in Portsmouth Monday morning.

The fire in the the 5600 block of Rivermill Circle was reported at 5:47 a.m.

When firefighters arrived they found light smoke coming from the home.

Crews found light smoke inside of the home on the first floor, and heavier smoke on the second floor.

Fire was found in the bedroom. One person was found dead inside of the home.

There is no reported damage to any nearby homes.

Crews are working to identify the person found dead.

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