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One person dead in morning house fire

By Preston Ayres,
Published On: Feb 06 2013 06:51:11 AM CST
Updated On: Feb 06 2013 04:59:00 PM CST
BRISTOL, Tenn. -

UPDATE 11:50 a.m.: Fire officials have told us the victim's name has been released. Eulalie Matthews died in the fire at the Oakland Drive home.

We will have more information as it becomes available.


One person is dead after a house fire this morning in Bristol, Tennessee.

The call came in shortly after 4 a.m. to a home on Oakland Drive.

Firefighters tell News 5 the fire appears to have started in the bedroom of the home.

There was heavy damage to the house.

One person was found dead inside, and authorities are trying to determine how they died.

The investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing. We will have more facts through out the day here and on the air.