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House fire in Emmett kills 1

A house fire in Emmett killed one person Thursday.

According to the Emmett-Messenger Index, the Emmett Fire Department responded to a fire on the 900 block of East Main Street. Fire chief Curt Christensen told the Messenger-Index that crews responded to the call within minutes; the back of the house was already in flames, however, and the person inside was unable to be rescued.

A dog found inside the home is being treated, the report said.