Davenport woman dies from injuries in weekend house fire


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2014, 6:57 pm
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DAVENPORT -- A 78-year-old Davenport woman died Monday from injuries she suffered in a weekend house fire.

Davenport Fire Marshal Mike Hayman said the woman died after an accidental cooking fire.

He said Davenport fire crews were dispatched shortly before 9 a.m. Sunday to the home in the 1900 block of Wilkes Avenue.

Fire Marshal Hayman said crews found the woman with extensive, severe burns, and she was transported to Genesis and later airlifted to University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.

He said there was no damage to the home. The fire remains under investigation.






















 



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