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An elderly man was found dead at the scene of a residential fire in Grand Prairie on Saturday morning.

Assistant Fire Chief Mike Sieg confirmed the fatality at the one-story home in the 200 block of Matt Place.

Firefighters requested a medical examiner soon after the alarm went out at 8:22 a.m., where Chief Sieg said there had been a "small fire."

The name of the victim was not released. The cause of the fire was under investigation, but was not believed to be suspiciouis.

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