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Woman dies in Youngstown house fire

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A house fire in Youngstown claimed the life of an elderly woman early Saturday.

Firefighters were called to 1619 Homewood after a 77-year old woman summoned authorities using her Life Alert system.

However, first responders were unable to save the victim's life.

Her body was found in the front room of the home.

Authorities say the woman used medical oxygen. However it has not been determined the oxygen was in use at the time of the fire. 

The victim's name has not been released.

The fire heavily damaged the home.

The State Fire Marshal's office is investigating.

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