Structure Fire leaves one deceased

A Structure Fire left one person deceased early this morning.

Alaska State Troopers and the Steese Fire Department responded to the fire after 3AM, to the residence on Viridian Lane off Farmer’s Loop.

Upon arrival Officials found the residence fully engulfed; after the blaze was controlled, they discovered the deceased person in the structure.

The victim has not been positively identified at this time but has been sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office for autopsy.

An investigation into the origin of the fire is continuing.