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Woman dies in Gary house fire

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Updated: March 26, 2013 11:02PM



GARY ­— A woman died Wednesday at a local hospital after she was found inside a burning home.

The woman, who has not been indentified, was discovered at about 6:45 p.m. inside a home in the 2400 block of Buchanan Street after firefighters responding to a fire call were told there might be someone inside.

Police officers assisted the firefighters in gaining entry to the home, where they found a 73-year-old woman.

Police said she was taken to a local hospital emergency room where she died.

Cause of death is unknown at this time, according to police.



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