1 person found dead after Knightstown house fire

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KNIGHTSTOWN, Ind. (WTHR) - One person is dead after a house fire Wednesday afternoon in Knightstown.

In a press release, the Henry County Sheriff’s Department said the fire was reported at 2:54 p.m. in the 100 block of East North Street.

The caller told dispatchers that someone might be trapped inside the burning home.

Firefighters found a person inside the house. That person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Identification of the victim is pending a scheduled autopsy.

The state fire marshal is assisting in the investigation.