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House fire claims the life of Houlka woman

Reported by: Mel Carlock
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Updated: 8/23/2013 3:01 pm
HOULKA, Miss. (WTVA) -- A Chickasaw County died in a house fire Thursday night.

Coroner Andy Harmon tells Carolyn Buggs, 76, was found in the living room of the home by firefighters.

The fire was reported around 6:15 p.m. at Buggs home on County Road 242 in Houlka.

The home was destroyed in the fire.

Harmon says Buggs died of smoke inhalation.

The State Fire Marshal's Office and Chickasaw County Sheriff's Department are investigating.

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