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1 dead in Purvis house fire

PURVIS, Miss. (AP) - Authorities in Lamar County say a woman has died in a house fire in Purvis.

The fire was reported Monday night. Authorities say oxygen tanks exploded while firefighters worked to control the blaze.

Firefighters from around Lamar county responded and they were able to extinguish the fire just before 11p.m.

The name of the victim, described only as an elderly woman, has not been released.

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