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1 Dead After Fire at Conn. Home

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    1 Person Is Dead After a Fire in East Haddam

    A person who was reported missing in a fire at an East Haddam home on Monday was found dead, according to officials.

    (Published Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018)

    A man who was reported missing in a fire at an East Haddam home on Monday was found dead, according to officials.

    Firefighters reported to the home at 51 Ackley Cemetery Road for a structure fire around 3 p.m. and found heavy fire at the 2-and-a-half story wooden home. 

    The family told firefighters that one person who lives at the home was unaccounted for Monday and firefighters found a victim, 53-year-old Thomas Rasimas, dead inside the home hours later.

    Multiple fire departments responded to the scene. State police are handling the investigation. 

    The cause of the fire remains under investigation.