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Woman dies after apartment fire in Gary

(GARY, Ind.) A woman died early Wednesday after an apartment fire in northwest Indiana.

Mary Ann Huff, 69, suffered extensive burns and smoke inhalation in an apartment in the 500 block of Broadway in Gary, Ind., according to a statement from the Lake County (Ind.) coroner’s office.

She was pronounced dead at 11:51 p.m. in the emergency room at Methodist Hospital Northlake Campus in Gary, according to the statement. Her death was ruled an accident.

A spokesperson for Gary police could not immediately be reached for comment.

The Gary Fire Department, Indiana State Fire Marshal and Lake County coroner’s office are investigating.