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Durham Police say a house fire in Seaham, which killed one person, is not being treated as suspicious.
One person has died after a house fire in County Durham.
Firefighters rushed to the scene on Gregson Terrace, Seaham, at 3.30am on Thursday.
Three fire engines, two from Seaham and one from Peterlee, arrived and a body was discovered on the first floor of the property.
The identity of the person has not yet been confirmed.
No one else was trapped or injured in the fire.
A spokesperson for Durham Police says crews remain at the scene and a joint fire and police investigation will begin as soon as possible to establish the cause of the blaze.
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A joint fire and police investigation is underway after one person was killed in a house fire in County Durham.