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Fire victim identified

The victim of a fatal house fire has been identified. Vermilion County Coroner Jane McFadden has identified the victim as 66 year old Helen Demarest the resident of the home in the 1300 block of McKinley.

When Danville Firefighters arrived on the scene, they found heavy fire coming from the home. A bystander informed them that an occupant remained in the home. Once the fire was under control, firefighters searched for the victim and found Demarest. Five animals also died in the blaze. Coroner McFadden stated that the Danville Fire Department and the Illinois State Fire Marshall’s Office are still investigating the cause of the fire.

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