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House fire leaves one dead, two with smoke inhalation in Pitt Meadows, B.C.

August 10, 2016 - 7:59 AM

PITT MEADOWS, B.C. - Firefighters in Pitt Meadows, B.C., confirm a Tuesday evening house fire has claimed a life.

The body of a man in his 40s has been found in the home, about 40 kilometres east of Vancouver.

Fire Chief Don Jolley says two other people are recovering from smoke inhalation and one of them also has minor burns.

He says there were smoke detectors and sprinklers in the home, but they weren't working.

Ridge Meadows RCMP remained at the home, in the 19100 block of Mitchell Road, through the night.

Information about the cause of the fire has not been released. (News1130, CKNW, Global)

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