TRAGIC: 64-year-old woman dies in fire in Spain

A BLAZE at an apartment building has claimed the life of a 64-year-old woman.
Another adult and a child, who both lived with the deceased, suffered from smoke inhalation, while one of the casualties also received burns and was transferred to a nearby hospital in Barcelona.
The fire broke out at the Paseo de la Zona at 2.50am last Friday, and the surrounding roads were closed for two hours while emergency service dealt with the incident.

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

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