Fire claims the life of a Youngstown woman

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – An early morning fire claimed the life of a Youngstown woman Saturday.

The Youngstown Fire Department responded to 1619 Homewood Avenue shortly before 3:30 a.m., after being notified of the fire by Life Alert. Firefighters found the elderly victim dead in the front room of the house near the Interstate 680-Indianola interchange. The room had sustained heavy fire damage.

The victim used oxygen, but it is unclear if it was in use at the time of the fire.

An investigation into the cause of the fire continues.

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