By Al Novack

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EAST NORRITON, Pa. (CBS) – A fire of undetermined origin claimed the life of an unidentified resident inside a home along the 500-block of Barbra Drive in East Norriton township early Thursday morning — just one mile from the site of yesterday’s fire in the same development.

Upon arrival, firefighters found fast-moving flames engulfing much of the two-story home and quickly moving upwards towards the attic area. Fire officials had received reports of people being trapped and immediately entered the home searching for any trapped victims.

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The blaze was discovered just after 1:30 a.m. and declared under control about two hours later.

The victim was found dead inside the home after a secondary search. The victim’s identity was not immediately released.

There’s no word yet on the cause of the fire.

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