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Woman killed in house fire in Elkins, firefighters rescue 3 others from roof of porch


ELKINS, West Virginia — Authorities are investigating a house fire in Elkins that killed a woman.

Elkins Fire Chief Tom Meador tells WBOY-TV ( ) that the victim's body was found in a second-story bedroom. He says the woman was in her early 30s.

Two other adults and a child were rescued from the porch roof by firefighters. Another man escaped the burning house on his own.

The fire occurred around 2 a.m. Monday.

Information from: The Inter-Mountain,

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