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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Fairbanks emergency officials say a person died in a fire that destroyed a motorhome.

The Fairbanks Fire Department just after 8 p.m. Tuesday received a 911 call about a structure fire along the Old Richardson Highway.

Firefighters found an older-model motorhome in flames on the east side of the Teamsters building in south Fairbanks.

The fire had spread to nearby trees.

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Firefighters extinguished the fire in about 10 to 15 minutes and afterward found a person dead inside.

City officials say the victim has not been positively identified.


An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that the fire call came in shortly after 8 a.m.