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Norfolk woman dies after being rescued from fire

Sunday - 1/12/2014, 12:28pm  ET

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- The Norfolk Fire Department says an 83-year-old woman who was rescued from a house fire has died.

The department tells media outlets that firefighters removed the woman from the burning house Friday afternoon. She suffered burns and smoke inhalation and died at a local hospital Saturday morning.

The woman's name hasn't been released.

The department says the house's smoke alarms weren't working.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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