Victim identified in deadly Fairborn house fire

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FAIRBORN, Ohio (WDTN) — The Greene County Coroner has identified the woman killed in a house fire in Fairborn Monday morning.

71-year-old Nolla M. O’Daniel from Fairborn died in the fire. The coroner says an autopsy is pending.

The fire happened around 11 a.m. Monday at a house in the 400 block of Forest Street in Fairborn.

Fire officials say there was an explosion while crews were battling the fire, forcing firefighters to evacuate the home. A state fire marshal was called in to investigate.  The home was destroyed by the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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