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Subject: Fatality House FireDate: 08-01-2014 09:54:16
From: Lt. Kris SellCase or Incident: #1400801-015
Summary:On August 1, 2014, at about 5:47 p.m. Capital City Fire and Rescue personnel and Juneau Police Department officers responded to a report of a house fire in the 1900 block of Lemon Creek Road. Responders found an unresponsive 56 year old Juneau woman in a bedroom. She was later pronounced dead at Bartlett Hospital.

The investigation into the woman's cause of death as well as the cause of the fire is under investigation. The next of kin has been notified.
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