1 Dies in Christmas Night Fire in Richmond, RI

Authorities have not released the victim's name

One person is dead after a house caught fire on Christmas in Richmond, Rhode Island, authorities say.

Richmond-Carolina Fire District Chief Scott W. Barber tells NBC affiliate WJAR that the person died after flames broke out Sunday evening at a home on Kenyon School Road.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, but authorities say they believe the fire may have been accidental, WJAR reports.

The victim's name has not been released, and no other information was immediately available.

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