Officials investigating deadly house fire in North Highlands

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The Latest – Tuesday, July 6:

9:15 a.m. 

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office told FOX40 someone died as a result of the fire early Monday. At this time, they have not been identified.


Original story below:

NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (KTXL) — A man was injured overnight in a house fire in North Highlands, Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District officials told FOX40.

Crews responded to the home on Floral Drive around 1 a.m. Monday.

A man found inside the home was taken to the hospital in critical condition, officials told FOX40. 

Fire crews said the fire started in the home’s front yard and spread to the house and a vehicle.

The cause of the fire is unknown, but crews are investigating to determine if fireworks played a role. 

Firefighters returned to the home around 9 a.m. after neighbors noticed smoke coming from the home’s gutters.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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