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Woman dead in house fire in Mount Airy

Monday - 3/18/2013, 11:08am  ET

MOUNT AIRY, Md. (AP) -- A woman has died in a house fire in Mount Airy.

The Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services says her body was found in an upstairs bedroom of a house on Moxton Drive on Sunday night.

The agency says firefighters got the call shortly before 7 p.m. A spokesman says the fire in the bedroom was small and quickly extinguished.

He says the woman was the only person in the home. Her body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy and positive identification.

The agency says the fire caused about $30,000 worth of damage.


Information from: The Frederick (Md.) News-Post,

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