- Associated Press - Friday, August 21, 2015

QUANTICO, Va. (AP) - Fire marshals say that improperly discarded smoking materials started a house fire that killed a Quantico man.

Prince William County Police on Friday identified 69-year-old Frank Desanto as the victim in Thursday’s blaze. Police also said they do not suspect any foul play in the death.

Fire crews rescued five other people from the residence on Broadway Street, but Desanto was found dead inside the home, which suffered about $30,000 in damage.

The town of Quantico, with a population of less than 500, sits on the Potomac River in southern Prince William County and is completely surrounded by Marine Corps Base Quantico.

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