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Medical Examiner: Springfield Man Dies of Thermal Burns, Smoke Inhalation

Police and fire are currently investigating the death.

Fire and rescue department. Patch archives.
Fire and rescue department. Patch archives.
The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department responded to a call around 6:30 p.m. Sunday to find a deceased male in the 6000 block of Craig Street in the Springfield area, according to a recent news release.

The medical examiner determined Monday that the cause of death was thermal burns and smoke inhalation. According to fire investigators, no foul play is suspected in the incident. This is the fifth fire fatality in the county for 2013, according to county fire officials.

The identity of the deceased male is being held at this time until next of kin can be notified. Police and fire officials are investigating the incident.

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