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ABITA SPRINGS, La. -- A woman has died in a fire in the Abita Springs area, according to the Louisiana Fire Marshal's Office.

Louisiana Fire Marshal Butch Browning said the body of a 59-year-old woman was found in a burned trailer around 6 p.m. on Jack Loyd Road.

Investigators believe the fire occurred overnight, but went unnoticed and was completely out when they were called this evening.

Browning said the victim was found with a fire extinguisher nearby, and it does not appear to be suspicious at this time.

The victim hasn't been identified.

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