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Associated Press, Published April 27 2009

2 dead in Burke County house fire

COLUMBUS, N.D. - The Burke County sheriff says two bodies have been found after a fire in a rural home near the town of Columbus.

Sheriff Barry Jager says the victims have not yet been positively identified.

He says the bodies were found in the home after the fire was reported about 10:15 a.m. Sunday.

Jager says he's not releasing other details yet. He says autopsies are being conducted.

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