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One Person Dead In Cambria County House Fire

Officials say one person is dead following a morning fire in Cambria County.

Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees says a woman in her 40s was found on the second floor in an apparent bedroom.

St. Michael Fire Chief Paul Kundrod says crews were called around 5:30 a.m. to Mount Airy Drive in Adams Township.

He says crews arrived to find heavy fire shooting from the first and second floor window

They say there were reports of people trapped.

Kundrod says crews had the flames knocked down in about 15 minutes and three of the four people made it out of the structure.

Lees says two people were trapped on the roof of the porch but were rescued by neighbors and responding firefighters.

Those rescued were taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.

He says an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

His office and the state police fire marshal are investigating.

Crews from Richland, Windber and Dunlo assisted at the scene.

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