- Associated Press - Thursday, April 18, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) - A spokesman for Washington, D.C, Fire and Emergency Medical Services says one person has been found dead next to a burning pump at an area gas station.

Spokesman Vito Maggiolo tells The Washington Post that the circumstances surrounding the Wednesday fire were unusual; there was no car or gas can at the burning pump, and the cause of the fire is remains under investigation.

He says the victim is believed to be a woman and was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say an autopsy will be performed to determine a cause of death.

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