One person dead in house fire in east Charlotte

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One person has died in a house fire that occurred shortly after 7pm Saturday evening, according to the Charlotte Fire Department. 

Fire personnel responded to 11616 Calgary Dr. in east Charlotte to find smoke & fire coming from the house. Twenty-three firefighters were able to control the fire in 20 minutes. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The name of the deceased will be released by the medical examiner's office, according to fire officials.