One person killed in West Hartford fire

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One person was injured in a house fire Wednesday in West Hartford Photo credit Getty Images

West Hartford, Conn./WTIC Radio - One person is dead after fire broke out in a home Wednesday night in West Hartford.

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The call came in around 9:09 p.m. to the residence at 22 Thomas Street.

Crews found one victim inside suffering from life threatening injuries. The person was taken to an area hospital for treatment but later died.

It took firefighters about a half-an-hour to knock down the blaze, which had gotten a head start on them beforehand.

No first responders were injured.

The West Hartford fire marshal's office and the State Police Fire/Explosion unit are investigating.

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