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Woman Dies After Being Pulled From Apartment Blaze

Last updated on Wednesday, January 28, 2009

(FORT WAYNE) - A second veterinary student has died from a fire in Fort Wayne.

18-year-old Renea Patton died Monday, three days after the fire at the Willows of Coventry apartment complex. Her roommate, 19-year-old Jennifer Spurgeon died of smoke inhalation Saturday.

Patton, Spurgeon and another roommate were taken to a hospital in critical condition after firefighters pulled them from their burning second-floor apartment.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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