Fatal house fire reported in Golden

GOLDEN, Colo. - One person was found dead Saturday after a house fire in Golden.

The blaze was reported in a home at 711 Iowa St. at 10:30 a.m.  A neighbor reported smoke coming out of the eaves. 

"Firefighters were able to contain the fire to one room," said Golden Fire PIO Karlyn Tilley. 

Golden Police and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation are investigating.

"We're not sure at this time if the fire and the death are related," Tilley said, opening the possibility that the person could have died before the fire broke out.

The identity of the victim has not been released and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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