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Woman, 61, killed when fire engulfs her Kennesaw home northwest of Atlanta


KENNESAW, Georgia — Authorities are investigating the death of a 61-year-old woman after a fire in her Kennesaw home.

Cobb County Fire Department spokeswoman Denell Boyd said five other people living in the house were able to escape the Tuesday blaze.

Boyd tells The Marietta Daily Journal ( flames were coming from the roof of the house when firefighters arrived and it took about an hour to put it out.

Boyd said the cause of the blaze hasn't been determined.

Information from: Marietta Daily Journal,

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