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Laurel County woman dies of injuries from fire

A Laurel County woman died Thursday from injuries sustained in a house fire Dec. 23.

Ruth Baker, 76, ignited her bedding while smoking, according to a news release from the Fayette County Coroner's Office.

The fire occurred at 1165 Baker Ridge Road in the community of Keavy, about 10 miles south of London.

The cause of death was listed as thermal burns.

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