- Associated Press - Monday, January 9, 2017

SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) - One person has been found dead in a house fire in suburban Atlanta.

Local news agencies report the blaze happened Sunday in Cobb County. Fire officials say someone driving by heard an explosion, then saw flames and called 911.

Arriving firefighters worked to get the blaze under control. Once inside, they found a body inside near the front door. Officials have not released the person’s identity and are still trying to figure out what led to the fire.

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