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Woman Found Dead in Rubble of Leyden Home Destroyed by Fire

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    Woman Found Dead in Rubble of Leyden Home Destroyed by Fire
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    Authorities say a woman has died in a house fire in western Massachusetts.

    The state fire marshal's office at first said the woman was unaccounted for after the blaze in Leyden was first reported at about 2 p.m. Monday.

    But Police Chief Dan Galvis says the woman's body was found in the rubble of the home at about 6 p.m. He says the home was destroyed.

    Her name hasn't been made public pending positive identification by the medical examiner. The victim's husband has been notified.

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    The cause is under investigation.

    The Leyden Fire Department received mutual aid from Bernardston, Northfield, Colrain, Turners Falls and Shelburne Falls as well as Brattleboro and Guilford, Vermont.

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