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1 dead in Mercer County fire

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PRINCETON (WVVA) - One person is dead after an early-morning house fire near Princeton.

The blaze broke out around 2 a.m. at a home on Old Pisgah Road. Neighbors say an elderly man lived in the home with a female caretaker.

Authorities have not confirmed the identity of the victim. Neighbors called 911 after a motorist driving by say the fire and began blowing the car horn.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The state fire marshal was on scene Sunday morning.

 

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