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A few more details have been released concerning the fatal fire in Vita earlier this week.

Early Tuesday morning, police received a report that a camper trailer was burning in that community. Once the fire was extinguished, a search of the camper was conducted by the Vita Fire Department and human remains were located.

The Office of the Fire Commissioner says the investigation has concluded and the cause of the fire remains undetermined due to the total destruction of the trailer. The blaze is considered accidental in nature and not suspicious.

The estimated loss of the trailer is $3,000.

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