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1 dead, 2 hurt in Culpeper fire
Authorities say arson suspected in fatal house fire this morning just outside the town of Culpeper.

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Date published: 3/31/2011

One person was killed and two people were injured in a house fire in Culpeper County this morning.

Authorities said the fire was reported at 6:48 a.m. at a house on Piney Forest Lane off U.S. 522 about four miles west of the town of Culpeper.

Authorities say arson is suspected and state police have been called in to investigate.

Firefighters are still on the scene and the names of the victims have not yet been released. But authorities say three men in their 50s lived in the house.

Check fredericksburg.com later for photos and additional details, or read Friday’s Free Lance–Star.