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Authorities: Woman in 80s dies after house fire on Detroit's northeast side, rescue attempt


DETROIT — Authorities say a woman in her 80s is dead following a house fire in Detroit.

TV stations WDIV and WXYZ report the fire broke out Wednesday on the city's northeast side and neighbors tried unsuccessfully to rescue the woman.

Her name wasn't immediately released. The cause of the fire, which is believed to have started in the kitchen, is under investigation.

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