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Published November 24, 2013, 09:55 AM

1 man dies in St. Paul house fire; 8 escape

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — One man has died in a house fire in St. Paul, while eight other people escaped.

By: Associated Press, WDAY

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — One man has died in a house fire in St. Paul, while eight other people escaped.

The fire was reported in a home in the Frogtown neighborhood between 7:30 and 8 a.m. Sunday. Fire officials say a guest sleeping in the basement was unable to escape.

Fire Marshal Steve Zaccard tells KSTP-TV the victim is a man in his 30s.

Eight other people made it out safely.

Zaccard says all the home's smoke detectors were working.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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