Woman dies in fire in Gaston

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on February 19, 2013 at 11:04 AM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 19 at 1:26 PM

GASTON, N.C. (AP) -- Lexington County officials say a woman has died in a fire at her home.
 
The coroner's office says 84-year-old Helen G. Eaglin of Gaston died in the fire shortly after 1:30 a.m. Monday.
 
Neighbors tried to use a garden hose to fight the flames before firefighters arrived. They were not able to get to the victim.
 
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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