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UPDATE: Woman dies in Washington house fire

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WASHINGTON (KWWL) -- One person has died following a house fire in Washington.

Fire crews were called to 744 East Jefferson Street around 8:45 p.m. Thursday for a report of a house engulfed in fire. Emergency crews responded to the scene and took one person to the Washington County Hospital. 

Authorities have identified the woman as 87 year-old Clara Pearson. 

The State Fire Marshal's Office will investigate to determine a cause.

Online Producer: Michelle Caldwell

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