SALISBURY, Md. (WJZ) – The State Fire Marshal’s office and the Maryland State Police Homicide Unit are jointly investigating a fire that left one person dead in Salisbury Friday.

The Hebron Volunteer Fire Department and other nearby departments arrived at a home on fire in the 28000 block of Glastonbury Drive just before 7 a.m., the state fire marshal’s office said. Firefighters entered the home and found a victim. The office did not indicate the victim’s gender or age.

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About 30 firefighters brought the fire under control in about 20 minutes. No firefighters were injured.

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The victim was taken to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore to determine the identity and cause of death, according to a statement from the office.

The office said a joint investigation with the state police’s homicide unit is standard procedure following a fatal fire.

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CBS Baltimore Staff