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Early morning Charleston house fire kills woman

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a 21-year-old woman died in a house fire in downtown Charleston.

Fire officials say the blaze at the two-story house was reported around 4:30 a.m. Saturday. The Charleston County Coroner's Office says Olivia Saylor died at the scene of the fire from smoke inhalation.

Authorities say two firefighters suffered minor burns and were treated at the hospital and released. Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire.

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