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Deputies ID woman found dead in Seymour house fire; ruled as accidental

Investigators along with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have ruled the fire as accidental and no foul play is suspected.

SEYMOUR, Tenn. — Deputies have identified the woman killed in a house fire reported in Seymour early Friday morning.

Authorities received a call at 5:36 a.m. in reference to a house fire at 208 Boyd’s Creek Road.

The Sevier County Sheriff's Office along with Seymour Volunteer Fire Department, the Sevier County Fire Department and the Northview Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the fire. 

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According to deputies, a Sevier County woman was found dead inside the house.

The victim has been identified as 42-year-old Deanna Baker. 

Investigators from the sheriff's office along with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Sevier County Medical Examiners Office also responded to the scene to investigate the cause of the fire. 

Investigators along with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have ruled the fire as accidental and no foul play is suspected.

Earlier, the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department said two people were rescued.