One dead, another injured in Arlington house fire

Fire officials observed heavy smoke coming from the first and second floors.

ARLINGTON, VA (WUSA9) - One person was killed and another was injured after a house fire in Arlington, the Arlington County Fire Department said.

It happened in the 2600 block of S. Grant Street around 9:15 p.m. Sunday. Fire officials on scene said firefighters were dealing with hoarding conditions at the home.

Both victims were taken out of the home and transported to a nearby hospital, where one of them later died. The second victim has life-threatening injuries.

The fire has since been put out and the cause is currently unknown. 

This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available.

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