One dead in Clearfield County fire, investigation underway

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CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — One person died Saturday night in a fatal fire in Clearfield County.

The Cambria County Coroner has confirmed that 54-year-old Troy Breon died in the blaze. The cause of death is smoke inhalation.

Crews from four different counties responded to the garage fire on Simpson Street in Gulich Township around 7 p.m. According to dispatch, heavy fire was seen coming from the building and a caller reported that someone was trapped inside.

Multiple explosions were reported at the scene, causing firefighters to evacuate. The Clearfield County Coroner was called to the scene.

State police are continuing to investigate the situation.

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