Woman dies in Festus mobile home fire

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FESTUS, Mo. - Authorities say an elderly woman has died in a mobile home fire Thursday morning.

Assistant Fire Chief Chuck Boyer says they received a call around 3:30 a.m. of smoke coming from the mobile home in Festus.

Fire crews were able to extinguish the fire before it spread to nearby homes.

Sources tell FOX 2 the woman was inside of the home when the fire broke out and was not able to make it out.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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