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One Dead in Camden Building Fire

By rlsmetro on
Camden

Camden County authorities are investigating a fire that killed a person inside a building in Camden on Wednesday morning. 

According to police, at approximately 12:10 a.m., fire officials received calls of a fire at 1164 Collings Road.

Several firefighters arrived at the scene and found smoke coming from the second floor of a brick residential building with reports of a trapped occupant.

Crews were able to tear down the door then make their way inside the home, where they found an unconscious and unresponsive person inside.

Police say the victim was pronounced dead and a search of the first and second floors of the building indicated no other injuries.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.