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Body of man found in burned Placer County home packed with possessions

Aftermath of a fatal house fire in Placer County

A man’s body was found in a home heavily damaged by fire Tuesday afternoon in a neighborhood between Roseville and Citrus Heights. Firefighters responded to the single-family home in the 8500 block of Robie Way about 4:30 p.m. The fire was extingu
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A man’s body was found in a home heavily damaged by fire Tuesday afternoon in a neighborhood between Roseville and Citrus Heights. Firefighters responded to the single-family home in the 8500 block of Robie Way about 4:30 p.m. The fire was extingu

A man’s body was found in a home heavily damaged by fire Tuesday afternoon in a neighborhood between Roseville and Citrus Heights.

Firefighters responded to the single-family home in the 8500 block of Robie Way about 4:30 p.m. The fire was extinguished about 30 minutes later.

The house was packed with possessions, contributing to a “heavy fuel load,” said a Roseville Fire Department spokeswoman.

A search of the home resulted in the finding of a body, according to a Placer County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman. The identity of the man and cause of death have not been released.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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