Body found in Fort Yukon house fire

Posted: Sunday, July 06, 2008

FAIRBANKS - A man's body was found in a house that burned in Fort Yukon.

Authorities said Fort Yukon firefighters responded to the fire shortly after 3 a.m. Wednesday and found the body.

Authorities said the man has not been positively identified.

The man was the only person inside the home when firefighters. Fire investigators said the blaze was likely caused by faulty electrical wiring inside the 700 square-foot two-bedroom wooden house.



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