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Springfield Fire Department Continues Investigation Into Blaze that Kills Woman

Springfield Fire Department Continues Investigation Into Blaze that Kills Woman

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Springfield fire investigators are looking into two fires only hours apart in a duplex on West Jefferson that left a woman dead.

Fire Chief Ken Fustin says his arson squad is still looking into the blaze but believe it is suspicious.  One portion of the duplex was vacant, but 63-year old Eva Pellizari was found dead in her home.

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