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Person found dead in burning mobile home in Swanton

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Posted at 5:15 PM, May 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-07 09:23:48-04

SWANTON, Md. — Police are investigating a deadly mobile home fire that claimed the life of a person on Monday.

Deputies say neighbors called 911 after seeing flames and hearing an explosion coming from the home that morning.

Garrett County Sheriff deputies along with the Deer Park Volunteer Fire Department arrived at the scene and found a person's remains inside of the home.

Officials say the victim was sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death and identity.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal Western Region Office at 301-766-3888.