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Woman dies after condo kitchen fire

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A woman believed to be in her 90s died Sunday after suffering serious burns in a condominium fire in Old Lyme, Conn. Firefighters responded to the blaze on Lyme Street at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday, and the injured woman was flown to Bridgeport Hospital. She died Sunday afternoon, Town Fire Marshal Dave Roberge told The Day of New London. The woman’s name was not released. Neighbors said the woman was in her mid-90s and lived alone on the first floor. No one else was hurt. Roberge said the fire began on the woman’s kitchen stove by accident and ignited her clothes.

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