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1 dead, 3 injured after fatal house fire in Rothesay, N.B.

The Kennebecasis Regional Police Force say one person has died after a fire at this home on Bartlett Road in Rothesay, N.B.
The Kennebecasis Regional Police Force say one person has died after a fire at this home on Bartlett Road in Rothesay, N.B. Andrew Cromwell/Global News

One person is dead and three people are injured after a fatal house fire in Rothesay, N.B., on Sunday.

The Kennebecasis Regional Police Force say officers were called to 5 Bartlett Rd. at 1:59 a.m.

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When officers arrived, the house was fully engulfed in flames. It’s believed to be completely destroyed.

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One person was found dead and three people were transported to hospital with minor injuries.

The Canadian Red Cross says that the person who died is a family friend of the couple who owned the home.

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Volunteers with the Red Cross are assisting the homeowners with emergency lodging, food, clothing and other needs.

Police say the cause of the fire is unknown and remains under investigation.