Person found dead after fire at 6-story hotel in Capital Heights, officials say

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A person was found dead inside a room after a fire at a six-story hotel in Capital Heights Thursday morning, according to authorities.

The Prince George's County Fire Department says the blaze started on the top floor of a hotel at 55 Hampton Park Boulevard. The sprinkler system contained the flames and firefighters have since put it out.

The fire department says they found the body inside the room where the fire started and that no one else was hurt.

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