ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Three people were found dead following a fire in a northwestern Pennsylvania home, authorities said.

State police said the blaze was reported shortly after 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Greene Township home in Erie County.

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Trooper Cindy Schick told the Erie Times-News that the three deceased individuals had not yet been identified.

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Volunteers with several local volunteer fire companies responded and had the blaze under control within an hour.

Schick said the state police criminal investigation unit and a fire marshal are investigating.

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