Person found dead after house fire in unincorporated Glen Ellyn

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A person was found dead after a house fire Monday morning in west suburban Glen Ellyn.

Crews responded to the fire in the Valley View subdivision in the 22W500 block of Tamarack Drive in Glen Ellyn about 4 a.m., according to the DuPage County sheriff’s and coroner’s offices.

The one-story home was engulfed in flames, authorities said. After the blaze was extinguished, firefighters entered the house and found one person dead.

The person, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:45 a.m., according to the coroner’s office. An autopsy was scheduled for Monday.

The DuPage County Arson Task Force is investigating the blaze.

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