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Wheelchair bound woman dies in NC house fire

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REIDSVILLE, N.C. (AP) -

Officials say a wheelchair-bound woman has died when fire broke out in her home in Reidsville.

Fire Marshall Jay Harris says the woman was in her home shortly before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday when the fire started.

The woman's name has not been released while relatives are notified.

Harris says the woman has in a wheelchair and was found in a hallway when firefighters arrived.

He says the fire started on the stove in the kitchen. Officials don't know if she had been cooking or was using the stove for warmth.

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