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One confirmed fatality in Apache Junction house fire

Posted at 4:07 AM, Mar 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-08 13:45:13-05

Investigators are on the scene of a deadly fire in Apache Junction, KGUN9 sister station KNXV reports.

The home, located near Southern Avenue and Tomahawk Road, caught fire just around 1:15 a.m. Wednesday.

First responders on the scene say an elderly woman was able to escape the flames but a man inside was unable to get out.

The man was 79-years-old. 

Pinal County Sheriff's Office deputies are also on the scene.

The fire is under investigation. There were no injuries to firefighters and the fire did not spread to surrounding structures.

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