- Associated Press - Thursday, October 27, 2016

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say firefighters sent to quell flames at a Lincoln house found a body inside.

Firetrucks were dispatched just after 1 a.m. Thursday to the home a few blocks south of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus. Firefighters say flames were coming from the house roof as they arrived.

Battalion Chief Jim Bopp confirmed the person’s death but couldn’t provide any other information.

The fire cause and the person’s death are being investigated.

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