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A Delaware County Woman is Killed in Early Morning House Fire

A fire has claimed the life of a Delaware County woman.
Firefighters were called to 3150 Maggie Hoag Road in Delhi around one o'clock this morning after a neighbor reported the fire.

Officials say when they arrived on the scene the home was fully engulfed in flames. Inside the residence they found the body of 51 year old Helen Stroppel.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation, however investigators said several secondary heat sources were located in the home including a kerosene space heaters and could not be eliminated as a cause of the fire.