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Elderly woman found dead following fatal Ellisville fire

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ELLISVILLE (KMOV.com) -

An elderly woman is dead following a fatal overnight fire in Ellisville, Mo. 

Fire crews with the Metro West Fire Protection District responded to the call for the fire early Sunday morning. 

The three-alarm fire caused extensive damage throughout the home. Along with Metro West, West County EMS & Fire, and Monarch Fire Protection Districts worked on the scene as well. 

Fire crews searched throughout the home for victims, and found an elderly woman inside the room of the fire's origin. 

The cause of the fire, however, is still unknown. The investigation is being handled by Metro West, Ellisville Police, and the St. Louis Regional Bomb and Arson squad. 

The identity of the victim is not known at this point. 

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