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Body found after Mar Vista blaze put out

September 8, 2008 8:35:02 AM PDT
A body was found inside a house that caught fire Monday morning, authorities said.About 25 firefighters responded to a fire in the 3400 block of South Colonial Avenue in Mar Vista at 5:25 a.m.

Firefighters found heavy smoke showing from a single-family home. The fire was knocked down in 20 minutes, but during a search of the house, a 37-year-old female was found dead inside.

The cause of the fire and the death is under investigation.


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