One person dead in North Haven house fire

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NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A North Haven resident died in a house fire at the intersection of Cooper Road and Ridge Road Saturday night, according to the North Haven Fire Department.

Firefighters from North Haven and Hamden battled the blaze after responding to an initial call that came in at 8:38 p.m.for a residential fire followed by several other calls.

Fire Fighters arrived on scene to a heavy fire in the back of the house and began an aggressive search for any occupants inside the house. While searching, they found one unidentified victim who was later pronounced dead.

The fire is now under control but Connecticut State Police remain on the scene to investigate the cause.

News 8 will have more on this story as it develops.

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