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Body found after garage fire in Avon: officials

Firefighters responded to a home on Far Hills Drive early Tuesday morning on a report of a fire at an attached garage.

AVON, Conn. — A body was found inside a house garage that caught on fire in Avon on Tuesday morning.

Firefighters responded to a home on Far Hills Drive early Tuesday morning on a report of a fire at an attached garage. The fire did not damage the main areas of the home. 

The body of a man, who has not been identified, was inside the garage, officials told FOX61 News.

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An investigation into the fire and the man’s death is underway. The residents of the home will not be able to return until the investigation at the property is finished. The state fire marshal, the State Police Fire Investigation Unit and Avon Police are conducting the investigation. 

Additional details were not immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to call Avon police at 860-409-4200 and talk to Det. Sgt. Jeffrey Gilbert. 

This is developing news. Please check back for updates.

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