One person dead after a house fire in Roseburg


ROSEBURG, Ore.- One person is dead after a house fire in Roseburg.

According to a press release from the Roseburg Fire Department, it responded to a residential structure fire on W. Wharton Street around 8:00 p.m. April 5.

When firefighters arrived on scene, the home had heavy fire and smoke coming from the front left corner of the house. A female resident of the home informed firefighters her husband was still inside. The 71-year-old man was found unconscious inside and was transported to the hospital, but later died.

The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time.

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