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House fire in Lake County kills one person who was inside

One person died in a house fire in the Cobb Mountain area of Lake County on Sunday.

The blaze started about 3:30 p.m. on Airstrip Road in Lake County and completely destroyed the structure, as well as burned nearby vegetation, Cal Fire said in a statement.

An air attack involving two helicopters and fire crews from four agencies assisted in containing the fire by 7 p.m.

The identity of the person who died in the fire is being withheld until family has been notified, authorities said. The cause of the fire also remains under investigation.

You can reach Staff Writer Alexandria Bordas at 707-521-5337 or alexandria.bordas@pressdemocrat.com.

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