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UPDATE: SW Iowa house fire ruled accidental

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SHENANDOAH (KWWL) - A fatal fire at a home in Southwest Iowa has been ruled accidental by the state fire marshal's office.  65-year-old Karen Beecher died in the fire Sunday.  It appears the fire started when an electrical short ignited an under-cupboard electric can opener.  Beecher's death brings the number of deaths from fire in Iowa to 40 this year.

Online Reporter:  Bob Waters

 

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