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Careless smoking may have been the cause of deadly Niles fire

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NILES, Ohio - Investigators say careless smoking may have been the cause of a deadly fire in Niles.

Firefighters found 70-year-old Sally Spelich on the kitchen floor of her burning Ohio Avenue home on Tuesday.

She died later in the hospital.

Authorities believe Spelich may have been attempting to put out the fire herself.

The investigation into the blaze is still not complete.

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