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1 Dead After Fire At Apartment Complex In Odon
Updated May 5, 2013 1:10 AM
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(ODON) - An Odon woman died as the result of an apartment fire Saturday afternoon.

The fire started at 1:19 p.m. at Capehart Manor Apartments where a caller reported a person was trapped inside a neighboring apartment that was on fire.

Odon volunteer firemen arrived and extinguished the fire and found 68-year-old Edith Joyce deceased inside.

The state fire marshal investigated and said indications were that the fire was accidental and caused by a burning cigarette on the apartment's sofa.

The Daviess County Coroner ruled Joyce died from smoke inhalation

The fire caused the apartment complex to be evacuated. North Daviess Schools provided a bus to transport the evacuated residents.

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