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Person found dead after fire in Rosedale

Sunday - 7/7/2013, 1:38pm  ET

ROSEDALE, Md. (AP) -- Fire officials say a person was found dead after a house fire in Rosedale.

A Baltimore County fire department spokesman says the fire started shortly after 7 a.m.

The department says a 12-year-old child was woken up by a smoke detector and escaped the burning home before calling 911. The child was not hurt.

Fire crews put out the flames and found a 49-year-old person dead inside the home. Fire officials say the child and the person who died were not related.

The cause of the fire and the cause of death are under investigation.

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