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Human remains found after large house fire in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia RCMP say officers couldn't get inside due to heavy flames and smoke.

An RCMP cruiser.

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An RCMP cruiser.

One person is dead as police in Nova Scotia investigate a fatal fire.

The RCMP say human remains were found in a home on Sangsters Bridge Road in the community of Falmouth on Monday morning.

Firefighters and police were called to a blaze at a house just after midnight. RCMP officers were first to the scene, and according to a release, “were pushed back by flames and smoke.”

Police say an autopsy will be done to confirm the victim’s identity and how they died.

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