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Body Discovered in Pompano Beach Warehouse Fire

Authorities are investigating after a body was discovered inside a warehouse that went up in flames in Pompano Beach Tuesday morning

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    Authorities are investigating after a body was discovered inside a warehouse that went up in flames in Pompano Beach Tuesday morning. Claudia DoCampo reports. (Published Tuesday, March 11, 2014)

    Authorities are investigating after a man's body was discovered inside a warehouse that went up in flames in Pompano Beach Tuesday morning.

    The fire broke out at the warehouse at 650 Northeast 27th Street, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. A passerby called 911 to report the fire just before 5 a.m., officials said.

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    When firefighters arrived they found flames and heavy smoke. The body of 53-year-old Robert Posley was quickly discovered inside.

    The warehouses in the area mostly house cars, boats and related equipment.

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    Broward Sheriff's Office homicide and crime scene units were responding to the scene. No other information was immediately known.

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