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Apartment fire claims life of elderly woman

03/13/2012 02:54 EDT | Updated 05/13/2012 05:12 EDT

An elderly woman has died after a two-alarm fire broke out at a Mississauga, Ont., apartment.

The residence is on Inverhouse Drive, near Southdown Road and Lakeshore Road West. The fire broke out in the victim's third floor apartment.

The woman, in her 80's, was taken to Trillium Health Centre at around 1 p.m. with second and third degree burns, police say.

She was later pronounced dead.

There were no other injuries.

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