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Fatal Brooklyn house fire ruled arson, suicide

A view down the length of a fire truck parked in front of a fire station, with fire - rescue labelled on the side on the side.

BROOKLYN — State Police said a fatal fire was a caused by arson and the resident who died had committed suicide.

The resident, a 47-year-old man, was found dead inside a Brooklyn home following a fire.

According to police, troopers were called to the area of 671 Wauregan Road for a structure fire.

The State Police Fire & Explosion Investigation Unit helped local fire marshals with determining the cause, and origin, of the fire.

While they battled the fire, they found a deceased person inside the home.

Detectives from the Connecticut State Police Eastern District Major Crimes Squad was also called to the scene and is assisting in the investigation.

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