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MILTON-FREEWATER — An unidentified person died in a motorhome fire this morning on Southeast 12th Avenue in Milton-Freewater.

Ten firefighters from the city and rural departments responded to the blaze at 6:38 a.m. The RV was fully-engulfed and parked in the backyard of 204 SE 12th Ave., according to officials.

They fought the fire for about three hours, Milton-Freewater Fire Chief Shane Garner said, but the RV was a total loss.

The victim was found inside after the fire was extinguished and has not been identified, Milton-Freewater Police Chief Doug Boedigheimer said.

Milton-Freewater police and the Oregon State Fire Marshal are investigating the cause of the fire.

Emily Thornton can be reached at or 509-526-8325.

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