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Blind Seymour Man Dies In Apartment Fire

Last updated on Tuesday, March 22, 2011

(SEYMOUR, IN) - A Seymour man was killed Thursday afternoon during an apartment fire.

Autopsy results revealed 51-year-old Ronald J. Ridgley died of smoke inhalation.

Officials say that Ridgley was legally blind and used a walker, hampering the man's chances of escaping.

No other apartments were damaged.

Fire crews say the fire eventually burned itself out.

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