Smoker Using Oxygen Tank Ignited Deadly Fire - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Smoker Using Oxygen Tank Ignited Deadly Fire

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JEROME, Idaho (AP) - Fire officials in south-central Idaho say a smoker lighting a cigarette while using an oxygen tank ignited a fire that killed her and quickly spread in the apartment filled with additional oxygen tanks.
    
Jerome Fire Chief Jack Krill tells The Times-News that 67-year-old Wanda Black died April 11 at Heritage Homes in Jerome.
    
Krill says a small dog in Black's apartment also died in the fire.
    
Krill says anyone using oxygen at home should be careful around hot objects or flames.
   
  

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