01/02/2014 09:04 EST | Updated 03/04/2014 05:59 EST

House Fire In Surrey Kills 1, Injures 7

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One person is confirmed dead and seven others were sent to hospital following a house fire on the 8800 block of 146A St. in Surrey on Thursday morning.

Witnesses say after the fire broke out around 3:30 a.m. PT neighbours rushed to the house to help get people out.

The house was fully engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived. It was extinguished by 6 a.m.

No details about the identity of the victim have been released and it is not yet clear what sparked the fire.

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