Man Killed in House Fire in Derby

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One person has died after a house fire in Derby early Wednesday morning.

Firefighters were called to the single-story home on Pleasant View around 12:20 a.m.

When crews arrived, they said they found heavy fire at the home. It was put under control by 12:40 a.m.

According to investigators, the sole tenant was found inside of the home and was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as a 52-year-old man, but his name has not been released.

Firefighters said the owner of the home does not live there.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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