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1 person dies after Brevard County condo fire

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — One person was found dead in a Cape Canaveral condo after a fire Saturday morning.

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The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office said deputies and fire crews responded to the scene at Ocean Oaks Condominiums.

The condo was located at 8700 Ridgewood Ave.

According to a Facebook post by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrived at the scene after firefighters found a dead person inside the apartment.

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Fire crews were able to put out the flames and said the other apartment units and occupants were safe.

“As a result of the pending death investigation, units from our agency will remain “On-Scene” for several hours as our Crime Scene and Agents work the incident,” Sheriff Wayne Ivey said in a news release.

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Red Cross officials said they are working to provide emergency assistance for those affected.

Channel 9 is working to gather more details and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.




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