Man, Dog Found Dead After Fire Erupts in Corona Area Home

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A man was found dead after a fire broke out at a home in the Corona area on July 25, 2019. (Credit: Casper News)

A man was found dead after a fire broke out at a home in the Corona area on July 25, 2019. (Credit: Casper News)

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A man and a dog were found dead after a home in Corona caught fire late Thursday night.

Firefighters responded to home burning in the 700 block of Via Josefa at about 11:30 p.m.

Crews were told there may be a person trapped inside the home so “they made an aggressive interior attack” when they arrived, Corona Fire Department Battalion Chief Brandon Wilson said.

A man rescued from the home was evaluated by medical personnel, who pronounced him dead at the scene, Wilson said. A dog also died as a result of the fire, he said.

The majority of damage was contained the home’s living room.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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