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One person was killed in a house fire on Mill Street in Westfield Wednesday evening.  

The Westfield Police Department told Western Mass News they received the call at about 7:15 p.m.

Both police and fire personnel responded to the scene. 

According to Officer Bradley, there was one fatality as a result of the fire.

No word yet on the cause of the fire or the identity of the person who died.

Officer Bradley told us the fire started on the first floor and there was damage also on the second floor in the attic area.

As of 10:30 p.m. firefighters remained on scene. Police were also blocking off the area to drivers to let crews work.  

Our crew on scene says fire investigators are focusing in on the first floor.  The body was found under debris in the home. 

The fire remains under investigation by the Westfield Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal's Office. 

Western Mass News will continue to follow this story and as soon as more information becomes available we'll provide an update. 

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