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Two die in house fire near New Hampton

Courtesy New Hampton Tribune Courtesy New Hampton Tribune

Two people died in an overnight house fire southwest of New Hampton.

The fire started at around 11:21 p.m. Wednesday night and crews were still on scene Thursday morning.

The house, located at 1720 240th Street, was destroyed.

The New Hampton Tribune reports that Father Mark Osterhaus confirmed to them that the owners of the home, Maurice and Elaine Deutsch, died in the fire.

Fire departments from New Hampton, Lawler, Ionia, North Washington and Fredericksburg were called to fight the fire.

The Chickasaw County Sheriff's Office does not suspect foul play. 

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