F.T. Norton
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January 17, 2008
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Woman dies in morning fire

A blaze that claimed the life of a Carson City woman early Thursday morning began in a back room of the double-wide mobile home on Star Way, a fire inspector said.

Duane Lemons, of the Carson City Fire Department, said though the body of Linda Latasa, 48, was found in the front living room, the origin of the fire appears to have been in the rear where investigators found candles.

Neighbor Tom Paolella said he was awakened just after 6 a.m. by someone banging on his door.

"When I looked out the whole back corner of the house was a …

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