1 Dead After Large Fire Destroys Oak Cliff Home Friday Morning

A woman has died after a fire destroyed a home in the Kessler Park area of Oak Cliff Friday morning, authorities say.[[471251234,R]]

Dallas Fire-Rescue was called at about 3:45 a.m. to a duplex in the 700 block of North Oak Cliff Boulevard.

Video from the scene showed the one-story duplex engulfed in flames.

Fire officials said a man who lived in one unit of the duplex was able to escape the fire by climbing over a fence in the backyard. The other resident, described as a woman in her 60s, was found dead in her kitchen.

Firefighters said they also discovered six dogs in the woman's home who died in the fire.

The duplex was considered to be a total loss.

Fire officials said the cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it doesn't appear to be suspicious. 

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