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Fire death in SW Iowa

SHENANDOAH (KWWL) - A 65-year-old woman from Shenandoah in southwestern Iowa has died in a house fire.  Officials say Karen Beecher died early Sunday after firefighters found her in a bedroom. Fire officials say she was pronounced dead at the scene.  Shenandoah fire chief Steve Hoefing says Beecher reported the fire at the home. Officials say firefighters found a hot, smoky kitchen blaze when they arrived. The fire chief says the home did not have working smoke detectors. 

Online Reporter:  Bob Waters

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