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One confirmed fatality in Chesterfield house fire

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CHESTER, VA (WWBT) -

Investigators have located a body following a house fire in Chesterfield County.

Officials say the fire started around 7 a.m. Saturday in the 400 block of Derbycreek Lane. Flames caused the roof of that home to cave in.

Once the fire was under control, we were told they were searching for a missing person inside that home. They located a body around 11 a.m. Saturday. Crews cannot confirm the identity of the victim at this time, but it's believed to be the occupant of the home.

Chesterfield Fire remains on scene at this hour, waiting for the medical examiner. A cause is still under investigation. Be sure to stay with NBC 12 on-air and online for the latest updates as this story continues to develop.

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