LAFAYETTE, Colo. (CBS4)– A body was found inside a burning home in Lafayette on Wednesday morning.

Construction crews discovered the fire at 9:45 a.m. in the 800 block of Dounce Street.

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Firefighters from the Lafayette/Louisville and Mountain Range Fire Departments rushed to put out the fire.

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Crews located the body inside of the home during the firefight.

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The house was cordoned off with crime scene tape while police conducted an investigation.

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The cause of death and identity of the body found have yet to be determined.

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