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Rural home in Grand Forks County destroyed by fire; body found in house

GRAND FORKS COUNTY — The Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office responded to a residential structure fire about 5 miles north of Grand Forks at 2:06 A.M. on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Fire departments from Manvel, Grand Forks, Thompson and Emerado responded.

The Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office says the residence is a total loss.

Forum News Service spoke with the Manvel Fire Chief, who says a body was found inside a bedroom of the home. The body was sent to a coroner's office for identification.

The homeowner has not been accounted for at the time of this posting.

The Grand Forks County Sheriff's office is investigating.

This is a developing story.

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