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Police: Body found following Rochester wildfire

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Published: May. 13, 2022 at 5:38 PM EDT
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ROCHESTER, Vt. (WCAX) - Police say a man found dead in the town of Rochester Thursday apparently died while trying to fight a wildfire.

Fire crews found the man’s body around 8 p.m. in the woods near Jones Mountain Road about 200 yards from a home. His name is being withheld until his family is notified.

Police say that blaze burned two to three acres of woodland and does not appear to be suspicious.

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