Woman dies in house fire

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Texarkana Texas Fire Department responded to a fully involved residential fire at approximately 1:20 p.m. at #16 N. Pinewood Drive on Monday, October 5, 2015.

According to Texarkana, Texas Public Information Officer Lisa Thompson two residents were inside the structure when the call was received.

“When Engine 7 arrived, Captain Mike Benson and Firefighter Dakota McNeely removed Linda Robertson, 78, from the home.” said Thompson. “The other resident left the structure without assistance.”

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According to Thompson, Robertson was taken to CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System by ambulance where she died of injuries sustained during the fire.

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