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Washington Fire Leaves 6 Dead On Easter Sunday

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HOUSE FIRE
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VANCOUVER, Wash. -- Firefighters in Vancouver, Wash., have discovered six bodies in the remnants of a house that burned early Sunday.

After the flames were brought under control around 2 a.m., firefighters initially said two people died in the blaze. But authorities released a statement Sunday night saying four more bodies were found.

Kim Kapp, a spokeswoman for the Vancouver Police Department, says in a news release investigators haven't determined the cause of death or identities for any of the victims.

The Clark County medical examiner's office is expected to perform autopsies Monday.

Vancouver Fire Capt. Chris Moen tells the Portland Oregonian newspaper that investigators are still looking for the cause of the fire and cannot yet rule out arson.

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