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Mother Of Four Dies In Morning House Fire



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An early morning house fire in Sioux Falls has killed a mother of four children.
   
The 40-year-old woman who died was the only one inside, as her children were staying elsewhere for the night. The mother's name was not immediately identified. Her children range in age from 5 to 17.
   
At around 1:40 a.m. on Wednesday, crews responded to a call of a house fire on the 300 Block of S. St. Paul Ave, just west of the I-229 and 10th Street interchange.

When crews arrived on scene, they found flames coming from the first floor of the home. The fire was under control in approximately 15 minutes.

The house did not have a residential sprinkler system.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The cause of the fire was not immediately determined. Fire officials say the house was heavily damaged.

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