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1 Dead in Hegins Twp. Fire

An investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.

One person died Wednesday night in a house fire in Hegins Township.

Fire crews responded to a home at 1256 W. Main St., Hegins Twp., late Thursday evening.

As we arrived at about 10 p.m., crews had the fire under control and a State Police Fire Marshal was on scene to conduct an investigation.

Fire Marshall Joseph Hall confirmed to Coal Region Canary that an elderly woman passed away in the fire. Her identity was not released.

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An investigation into the cause of the fire at 1256 W. Main St., Hegins Township, will resume Thursday morning after one woman was confirmed dead in the blaze. (Coal Region Canary photos)

No other details were available Wednesday night.

Hall said an investigation into the cause of the fire will continue Thursday morning.

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