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Multiple deaths confirmed in Clarksville, IN house fire

CLARKSVILLE, IN (WAVE) – Two people are confirmed dead  after a house fire early Wednesday morning in Clarksville, Indiana and police say the home where the fire happened is a crime scene.

Around 5:30 a.m. emergency dispatch received a report of a house fire in the 400 block of Randolph Avenue off Browns Station Way in Clarksville. According to emergency personnel, a passerby noticed smoke in the area and called 911.

Clarksville Fire Chief Tom Upton confirmed two people died in the fire and they are looking for a third person. They cannot confirm whether anyone made it out of the house alive.

The portion of Randolph Avenue around the house is blocked off between Browns Station and Brooks Avenue. Traffic is being rerouted.

Chief Mark Palmer of the Clarksville Police Department said part of the home is severely damaged.

The fire department is still on the scene searching the house for the cause of the fire. Fire officials said the fire seems to have started in the front of the building.

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