One dead in Muncie house fire

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One person died in a house fire in Muncie Thursday afternoon.

The Muncie Star-Press reports the fire broke out in the 200 block of N. Forest Drive on the west side of Muncie around 2:00. Muncie Fire Department Battalion Chief Terry Moore confirmed to the newspaper one person had died in the fire.

Firefighters on the scene called for a search team and medics immediately upon arrival and could be seen working on a person in the front yard of the residence.

No word yet what started the fire.